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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 172° 02' 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"1033.51 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.50 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: 57° 00' 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"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"937.11 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth937.11 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.6"756.16 miEast0° 24' 55.6"28.58 miSouth757.74 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 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:20 PM767 km476 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:20 PM1361 km845 miles735 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM1414 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE

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