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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 22:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 33' South
Longitude: 162° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.76 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.98 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 misouth1032.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.7"4.89 miwest0° 22' 54.4"26.24 misouth26.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 40' North
Longitude: 93° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"939.33 miwest0° 02' 05.8"2.40 misouth939.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.9"757.45 mieast1° 17' 04.0"88.36 misouth765.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 11:36 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:36 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSun 11:36 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:36 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:36 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:36 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 12:36 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:36 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 10:36 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 11:36 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmSouthwest SW
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