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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 26' South, Longitude: 169° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.55 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 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' 11.5"1034.76 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.7"5.24 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.45 misouth26.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 31° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.58 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.7"949.53 miwest0° 04' 36.2"5.28 minorth949.32 mi
24 hours11° 31' 03.4"753.09 mieast1° 25' 27.8"97.99 minorth756.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 12:28 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaThu 12:28 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 12:28 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 11:28 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 12:28 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:28 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 12:28 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 12:28 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 11:28 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 1:28 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-southeast ESE
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