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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, November 5, 2012 at 2:10:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"998.57 miWest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 miSouth998.54 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.8"0.61 miEast0° 18' 01.6"20.66 miSouth20.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 34° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.51 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.5"958.30 miWest0° 06' 08.9"7.05 miSouth958.60 mi
24 hours11° 20' 54.2"748.81 miEast2° 49' 56.6"194.76 miSouth779.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:10 PM284 km177 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 11:40 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:40 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 12:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:10 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Mon 1:10 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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