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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 = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:48:00 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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 165° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.20 meters/second, 1653.1 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.6 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' 08.6"1027.14 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miSouth1027.12 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.1"3.87 miWest0° 22' 14.7"25.48 miSouth25.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 173° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.76 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.65 miWest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.8"999.22 miWest0° 12' 38.6"14.48 miSouth999.20 mi
24 hours347° 14' 18.2"880.66 miWest4° 57' 40.9"340.93 miSouth940.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 11:48 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 11:48 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 11:48 AM881 km548 miles476 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 12:48 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 12:48 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:48 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 12:48 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 10:48 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 12:48 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 10:48 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmWest W

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