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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:04:00 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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.09 meters/second, 1659.9 km/hour, 1031.4 miles/hour or 896.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.39 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.3"4.61 miWest0° 22' 44.5"26.05 miSouth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 81° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.01 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.9"960.67 miWest0° 06' 48.6"7.81 miSouth960.99 mi
24 hours11° 35' 06.2"766.74 miEast3° 06' 35.7"213.83 miSouth801.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 12:04 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoTue 12:04 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaTue 11:04 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest W
BukaTue 11:04 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest W
YarenTue 1:04 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 12:04 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaTue 12:04 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyTue 11:04 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 1:04 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroTue 1:04 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE

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