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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 1:04:00 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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 160° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.42 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 896.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.14 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miWest0° 22' 49.4"26.14 miSouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 69° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.81 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"948.13 miWest0° 04' 38.3"5.32 miSouth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 38' 26.7"760.53 miEast2° 16' 37.7"156.61 miSouth781.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:04 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoMon 12:04 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaMon 11:04 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest W
BukaMon 11:04 AM692 km430 miles373 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:04 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
PalikirMon 12:04 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 12:04 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyMon 11:04 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 1:04 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroMon 1:04 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE

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