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Day and Night World Map

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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 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 55' South
Longitude: 141° 53' 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"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.32 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.4"4.77 miwest0° 22' 50.2"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 29' North
Longitude: 125° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 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"946.55 miwest0° 04' 16.6"4.91 misouth946.77 mi
24 hours11° 39' 03.0"759.94 mieast2° 08' 16.7"147.05 misouth778.76 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 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:14 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 11:14 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 1:14 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 11:14 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:14 AM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:14 AM3369 km2093 miles1819 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:14 AM3390 km2107 miles1831 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 11:14 AM3481 km2163 miles1879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 9:14 AM3904 km2426 miles2108 nmWest W
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