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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 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 170° 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 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 55° 04' 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' 45.9"937.11 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.9"756.17 mieast0° 25' 14.5"28.94 misouth757.78 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 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:28 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:28 AM1208 km750 miles652 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1371 km852 miles741 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:28 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:28 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:28 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-southeast ESE
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