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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 = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 2:28:00 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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' South, Longitude: 139° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.35 meters/second, 1657.3 km/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1029.73 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1029.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.0"4.31 miWest0° 22' 33.2"25.83 miSouth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 84° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.50 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"989.68 miWest0° 10' 33.1"12.09 miSouth990.01 mi
24 hours11° 40' 48.4"796.35 miEast4° 28' 42.7"307.76 miSouth857.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 11:28 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenThu 12:28 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeThu 12:28 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:28 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariThu 11:28 AM932 km579 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 11:58 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsThu 12:28 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 11:28 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 11:28 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoThu 10:28 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW

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