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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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.2 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"1034.13 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.13 miwest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 misouth26.87 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° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 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"940.66 miwest0° 02' 25.7"2.78 minorth940.54 mi
24 hours11° 38' 56.7"754.92 mieast0° 31' 44.2"36.39 minorth754.49 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 PM654 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:10 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:10 PM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:10 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:10 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:10 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 11:10 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 1:10 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 11:10 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSoutheast SE
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