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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 2:10:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' South, Longitude: 144° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.07 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"1031.36 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.1"4.60 miWest0° 22' 44.3"26.04 miSouth26.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 65° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.3"961.31 miWest0° 06' 54.3"7.92 miSouth961.63 mi
24 hours11° 34' 59.9"767.13 miEast3° 08' 45.5"216.31 miSouth802.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 12:10 PM57 km36 miles31 nmNorth N
LaeTue 12:10 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 12:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 11:10 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 12:10 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:10 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinTue 11:40 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 1:10 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:10 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:10 AM2083 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W

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