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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 11:36:00 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 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 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
AtafuMon 12:36 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandSun 11:36 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
Kanton IslandMon 12:36 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast-northeast ENE
Howland IslandSun 11:36 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
RawakiMon 12:36 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 12:36 PM753 km468 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuMon 11:36 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 1:36 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Mon 1:36 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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