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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 21:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' South, Longitude: 139° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.15 meters/second, 1660.1 km/hour, 1031.6 miles/hour or 896.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.59 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.5"4.63 miwest0° 22' 45.4"26.06 misouth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' North, Longitude: 139° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.55 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"958.45 miwest0° 06' 27.6"7.41 misouth958.76 mi
24 hours11° 35' 31.9"765.47 mieast2° 58' 39.3"204.75 misouth798.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:34 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 11:04 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:04 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 1:04 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:04 AM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:04 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmWest W
AlofiMon 10:04 AM3590 km2230 miles1938 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:04 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:04 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Mon 4:04 PM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmSoutheast SE
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