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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 12:28:00 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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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 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 12:28 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:28 AM1208 km750 miles652 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:28 AM1400 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 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmEast-southeast ESE

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