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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 167° 41' 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"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.92 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.91 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° 34' 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"939.77 miwest0° 02' 17.5"2.63 misouth939.89 mi
24 hours11° 41' 50.7"757.60 mieast1° 21' 41.1"93.66 misouth766.63 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 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
HoniaraSun 11:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 12:36 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:36 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSun 11:36 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 12:36 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 12:36 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 10:36 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
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