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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° 23' 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"1032.25 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.7"4.76 miwest0° 22' 49.7"26.15 misouth26.58 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: 90° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.70 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"947.56 miwest0° 04' 30.0"5.16 misouth947.79 mi
24 hours11° 38' 40.5"760.33 mieast2° 13' 28.3"153.00 misouth780.43 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 AM471 km293 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:36 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth N
FakaofoMon 12:36 PM777 km483 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiMon 12:36 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Mon 1:36 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 11:36 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 11:36 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSun 12:36 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 12:36 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
YarenMon 11:36 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
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