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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 2:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' South, Longitude: 141° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.40 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.1 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"1032.10 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1032.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.1"4.74 miWest0° 22' 49.2"26.13 miSouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 51° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.24 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"948.71 miWest0° 04' 45.4"5.45 miSouth948.95 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.6"760.76 miEast2° 19' 22.9"159.76 miSouth782.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 12:20 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 11:20 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 12:20 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:20 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:20 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:20 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 11:50 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 11:20 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:20 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 1:20 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmEast-southeast ESE

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