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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 = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:38:00 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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 163° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.76 meters/second, 1651.6 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"1026.16 miWest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 miSouth1026.14 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° 35' 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"987.98 miWest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 miSouth987.80 mi
24 hours13° 23' 22.4"915.15 miEast4° 31' 39.8"311.21 miSouth960.38 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 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest W
RawakiMon 11:38 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 12:38 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 12:38 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 11:38 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 12:38 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 12:38 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 10:38 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:38 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 10:38 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest W

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