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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 = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:06:00 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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 159° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.21 meters/second, 1638.7 km/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.5"1018.16 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miSouth1018.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.43 miWest0° 21' 04.5"24.14 miSouth24.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 108° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 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' 27.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.4"961.34 miWest0° 08' 06.3"9.29 miNorth961.72 mi
24 hours12° 29' 17.2"830.04 miEast3° 35' 10.8"246.56 miNorth872.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:06 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth N
GizoMon 12:06 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaMon 11:06 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
BukaMon 11:06 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleMon 12:06 PM950 km591 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 12:06 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 11:06 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmWest W
YarenMon 1:06 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaMon 12:06 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsMon 11:06 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW

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