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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 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' South, Longitude: 141° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.14 meters/second, 1660.1 km/hour, 1031.5 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 misouth1031.57 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: 136° 47' 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"958.54 miwest0° 06' 28.5"7.42 misouth958.85 mi
24 hours11° 35' 30.7"765.52 mieast2° 58' 59.3"205.14 misouth798.17 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 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM1494 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 11:14 AM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:14 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest W
AlofiMon 10:14 AM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:14 AM3371 km2094 miles1820 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 9:14 AM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmWest W
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