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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 23:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 174° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.75 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"1032.88 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.5"4.89 miwest0° 22' 54.3"26.23 misouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 81° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.11 meters/second, 1512.4 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.6 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' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"939.44 miwest0° 02' 10.5"2.50 misouth939.55 mi
24 hours11° 41' 57.6"757.45 mieast1° 18' 57.0"90.51 misouth766.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 12:26 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 12:26 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 11:26 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSun 11:26 AM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:26 PM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sun 1:26 PM963 km599 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 12:26 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:26 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 11:26 AM1588 km986 miles857 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaSun 12:26 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth S
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