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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 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 140° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.47 meters/second, 1661.3 km/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.25 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.4"4.77 miwest0° 22' 50.2"26.15 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' North, Longitude: 126° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.23 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.9"946.45 miwest0° 04' 16.2"4.90 misouth946.67 mi
24 hours11° 39' 03.9"759.88 mieast2° 08' 05.5"146.83 misouth778.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:40 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 1:10 PM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 11:10 AM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:10 AM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:10 AM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:10 AM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 9:10 AM4044 km2513 miles2184 nmWest W
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