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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: 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 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:20 PM1368 km850 miles739 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 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-southeast ESE
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