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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 177° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.44 meters/second, 1661.2 km/hour, 1032.2 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"1032.18 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.7"4.76 miwest0° 22' 49.7"26.14 misouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 91° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"947.49 miwest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 misouth947.72 mi
24 hours11° 38' 40.6"760.28 mieast2° 13' 25.7"152.94 misouth780.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 11:36 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:36 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
FakaofoMon 12:36 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiMon 12:36 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:36 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Mon 1:36 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 11:36 AM1369 km850 miles739 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 11:36 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSun 12:36 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 12:36 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSouth S
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