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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 2:54:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 133° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.40 meters/second, 1661.0 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"1032.08 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1032.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.8"4.74 miWest0° 22' 49.1"26.13 miSouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 43° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"948.97 miWest0° 04' 48.5"5.51 miSouth949.21 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.1"760.87 miEast2° 20' 36.4"161.17 miSouth782.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariMon 11:54 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
AmbonMon 11:54 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 12:24 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BaucauMon 11:54 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 11:54 AM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliMon 11:54 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameMon 11:54 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuaiMon 11:54 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 11:54 AM987 km614 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
TernateMon 11:54 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorthwest NW

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