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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 16, 2012 at 2:48:00 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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 60' South, Longitude: 134° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.23 meters/second, 1649.6 km/hour, 1025.0 miles/hour or 890.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1024.96 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.50 miWest0° 21' 58.5"25.17 miSouth25.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 141° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.69 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.13 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.8"967.65 miWest0° 10' 03.0"11.52 miSouth967.36 mi
24 hours14° 08' 15.2"948.51 miEast3° 32' 34.3"243.60 miSouth971.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 12:18 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
BaucauTue 11:48 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:48 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
AmbonTue 11:48 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
SameTue 11:48 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest W
DiliTue 11:48 AM971 km603 miles524 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 11:48 AM999 km621 miles539 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 11:48 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:48 PM1407 km874 miles759 nmEast E
KendariTue 10:48 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmWest-northwest WNW

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