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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 2:10:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 144° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.72 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.8 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"1032.81 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.8"4.87 miWest0° 22' 53.8"26.22 miSouth26.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 42° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 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"0.05 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"940.08 miWest0° 02' 26.6"2.80 miSouth940.21 mi
24 hours11° 41' 41.1"757.67 miEast1° 25' 15.0"97.73 miSouth767.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 12:10 PM38 km23 miles20 nmSouthwest SW
LaeSun 12:10 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 11:10 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:10 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:10 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSun 11:40 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:10 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSun 1:10 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNortheast NE

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