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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 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.19 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.18 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 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 40° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"940.59 miwest0° 02' 23.0"2.73 minorth940.48 mi
24 hours11° 39' 03.6"755.01 mieast0° 30' 36.6"35.10 minorth754.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:38 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 12:38 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:38 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 11:38 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaFri 12:38 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 10:38 AM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmWest-southwest WSW
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