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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 171° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.03 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 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"1033.59 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miwest0° 22' 58.3"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 56° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.4 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"937.18 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth937.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.6"756.22 mieast0° 24' 58.2"28.63 misouth757.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:20 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:20 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:20 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:20 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorthwest NW
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