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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 140° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.01 meters/second, 1663.2 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.46 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miWest0° 22' 57.9"26.30 miSouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 26° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.06 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.3"756.26 miEast0° 29' 57.0"34.34 miSouth758.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:28 AM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 12:28 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
LaeSat 12:28 PM788 km490 miles425 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 11:28 AM820 km510 miles443 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 12:28 PM918 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 11:58 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 12:28 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 11:28 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:28 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 10:28 AM1846 km1147 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW

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