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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 172° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.79 meters/second, 1666.0 km/hour, 1035.2 miles/hour or 899.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.28 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1035.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.2"5.35 miwest0° 23' 08.6"26.51 misouth27.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 22° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"962.43 miwest0° 06' 37.7"7.60 minorth962.18 mi
24 hours11° 19' 45.5"750.39 mieast2° 16' 27.9"156.43 minorth761.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 12:18 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
YarenWed 12:18 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 12:18 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 12:18 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 12:18 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraWed 11:18 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaWed 11:18 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaWed 12:18 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 1:18 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 11:18 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorthwest NW
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