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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 9:14:00 PM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 141° 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 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' North, Longitude: 125° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 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"946.48 miWest0° 04' 16.5"4.90 miSouth946.70 mi
24 hours11° 39' 03.3"759.89 miEast2° 08' 14.2"147.00 miSouth778.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:44 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:14 AM1551 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 11:14 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 1:14 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 11:14 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:14 AM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:14 AM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:14 AM3420 km2125 miles1846 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 11:14 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 9:14 AM3935 km2445 miles2124 nmWest W

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