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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 130° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.24 meters/second, 1653.3 km/hour, 1027.3 miles/hour or 892.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1027.30 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 misouth1027.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.9"3.88 miwest0° 22' 15.4"25.49 misouth25.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' South, Longitude: 153° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.3"999.98 miwest0° 12' 39.6"14.50 misouth999.98 mi
24 hours12° 42' 19.3"877.32 mieast4° 59' 03.6"342.52 misouth938.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 10:58 AM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:28 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:28 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:28 PM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 10:28 AM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:28 AM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 9:28 AM4394 km2730 miles2372 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 10:28 AM4404 km2737 miles2378 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 10:28 AM4520 km2809 miles2441 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 3:28 PM4619 km2870 miles2494 nmNortheast NE
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