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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 177° 19' 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"1032.95 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.5"4.89 miwest0° 22' 54.2"26.23 misouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 79° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.13 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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"939.55 miwest0° 02' 11.7"2.52 misouth939.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 56.4"757.52 mieast1° 19' 22.7"91.01 misouth766.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:36 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:36 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
RawakiSun 12:36 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 12:36 PM792 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 1:36 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:36 AM1325 km824 miles716 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 11:36 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSat 12:36 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 12:36 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:36 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
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