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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 3:10:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 129° 23' 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"1032.07 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1032.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.7"4.74 miWest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 miSouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 39° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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"949.09 miWest0° 04' 50.1"5.54 miSouth949.34 mi
24 hours11° 38' 06.6"760.92 miEast2° 21' 11.0"161.83 miSouth782.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:10 PM288 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauMon 12:10 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
DiliMon 12:10 PM506 km315 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
SameMon 12:10 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiMon 12:10 PM584 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:40 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 12:10 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNortheast NE
SofifiMon 12:10 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateMon 12:10 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 11:10 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW

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