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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 1:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 159° 23' 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"1032.13 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 68° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.00 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 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"948.18 miWest0° 04' 38.7"5.33 miSouth948.42 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.6"760.55 miEast2° 16' 50.8"156.86 miSouth781.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 12:10 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraMon 12:10 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
ArawaMon 11:10 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest W
BukaMon 11:10 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:10 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:10 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 12:10 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
Port VilaMon 12:10 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 1:10 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 11:10 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW

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