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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 174° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.20 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.13 miwest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 misouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 47° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"940.72 miwest0° 02' 25.5"2.78 minorth940.60 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.8"754.98 mieast0° 31' 41.6"36.34 minorth754.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:10 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:10 PM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:10 PM950 km591 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:10 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:10 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:10 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 11:10 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:10 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:10 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSoutheast SE
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