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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' North, Longitude: 171° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.0"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.1"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.3"929.71 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth929.72 mi
24 hours14° 03' 41.8"907.39 mieast0° 40' 41.4"46.66 minorth910.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:24 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNortheast NE
YarenSat 12:24 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest W
MajuroSat 12:24 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 12:24 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast E
PalikirSat 11:24 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:24 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 12:24 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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