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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 31, 2012 at 2:14:00 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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 142° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.77 meters/second, 1619.2 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.77 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1005.93 miWest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 miSouth1005.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.2"0.55 miWest0° 19' 15.3"22.07 miSouth22.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 23° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.83 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"952.27 miWest0° 04' 59.8"5.73 miNorth952.05 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.9"753.38 miEast1° 35' 26.8"109.42 miNorth757.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaWed 12:14 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 12:14 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyWed 12:14 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
LaeWed 12:14 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 11:44 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 11:14 AM1303 km810 miles703 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 11:44 AM1383 km860 miles747 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariWed 11:14 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneWed 12:14 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
DiliWed 11:14 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW

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