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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 163° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.76 meters/second, 1651.5 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1026.23 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 misouth1026.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.7"3.70 miwest0° 22' 07.5"25.34 misouth25.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 51' South, Longitude: 171° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.7"988.04 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 misouth987.86 mi
24 hours13° 23' 24.2"915.24 mieast4° 31' 38.1"311.20 misouth960.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoMon 11:38 AM875 km543 miles472 nmWest W
RawakiMon 11:38 AM978 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoSun 11:38 AM1023 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 12:38 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 12:38 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 11:38 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 12:38 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 10:38 AM1752 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 12:38 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 11:38 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouthwest SW
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