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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 1:28:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 154° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.73 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.83 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.1"4.88 miWest0° 22' 53.9"26.22 miSouth26.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 52° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"939.91 miWest0° 02' 22.4"2.72 miSouth940.03 mi
24 hours11° 41' 45.4"757.61 miEast1° 23' 38.2"95.89 miSouth766.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSun 11:28 AM37 km23 miles20 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaSun 11:28 AM97 km60 miles52 nmSoutheast SE
GizoSun 12:28 PM347 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 12:28 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSun 11:28 AM892 km554 miles481 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 11:28 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 12:28 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 1:28 PM1442 km896 miles778 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSun 11:28 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSun 10:28 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW

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