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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 176° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.04 meters/second, 1663.4 km/hour, 1033.6 miles/hour or 898.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.53 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.9"5.01 miwest0° 22' 58.4"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 67° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.2"937.13 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth937.12 mi
24 hours11° 42' 30.1"756.13 mieast0° 23' 12.0"26.60 misouth757.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:36 AM561 km348 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:36 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
RawakiSat 12:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 12:36 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:36 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:36 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 11:36 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:36 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:36 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth S
YarenSat 11:36 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
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