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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 3:04:00 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 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 130° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.39 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 miSouth1032.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.8"4.74 miWest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 miSouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 40° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 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' 50.1"949.04 miWest0° 04' 49.4"5.53 miSouth949.29 mi
24 hours11° 38' 07.4"760.90 miEast2° 20' 58.1"161.58 miSouth782.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:04 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauMon 12:04 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliMon 12:04 PM651 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameMon 12:04 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 12:04 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinMon 12:34 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
SuaiMon 12:04 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 12:04 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateMon 12:04 PM846 km525 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 11:04 AM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW

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