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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 = Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:04:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 145° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.73 meters/second, 1658.6 km/hour, 1030.6 miles/hour or 895.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1030.57 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miSouth1030.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 53.7"4.46 miWest0° 22' 39.0"25.94 miSouth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' North, Longitude: 78° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.5"975.81 miWest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 miSouth976.17 mi
24 hours11° 34' 50.9"778.44 miEast3° 52' 26.2"266.28 miSouth828.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeWed 12:04 PM136 km85 miles74 nmEast E
Mount HagenWed 12:04 PM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyWed 12:04 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraWed 11:04 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
BukaWed 12:04 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast E
CairnsWed 12:04 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 11:04 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 1:04 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 11:34 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 11:04 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorthwest NW

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