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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:14:00 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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' South, Longitude: 141° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.14 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"1031.51 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.4"4.63 miWest0° 22' 45.3"26.06 miSouth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' North, Longitude: 137° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 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' 57.4"958.47 miWest0° 06' 28.4"7.42 miSouth958.78 mi
24 hours11° 35' 30.8"765.46 miEast2° 58' 57.1"205.08 miSouth798.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:44 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:14 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:14 AM3274 km2034 miles1768 nmWest W
AlofiMon 10:14 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:14 AM3400 km2113 miles1836 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 9:14 AM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmWest W

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