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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 12:36:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 167° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.74 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.85 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.3"4.88 miWest0° 22' 54.1"26.23 miSouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 64° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"939.70 miWest0° 02' 17.4"2.63 miSouth939.82 mi
24 hours11° 41' 50.8"757.54 miEast1° 21' 38.5"93.60 miSouth766.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:36 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSun 12:36 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 11:36 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:36 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSun 11:36 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 12:36 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 12:36 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 10:36 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW

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