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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 12' South
Longitude: 169° 45' 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"1033.58 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 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 01' North
Longitude: 54° 48' 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' 45.9"937.17 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth937.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.9"756.22 mieast0° 25' 17.1"28.99 misouth757.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:28 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:28 PM815 km507 miles440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:28 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:28 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:28 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:28 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-southeast ESE
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