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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 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 165° 49' 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"1026.22 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 misouth1026.20 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 174° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.70 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 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' 18.0"987.93 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 misouth987.76 mi
24 hours13° 23' 40.7"915.47 mieast4° 31' 22.4"310.90 misouth960.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoMon 11:48 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest W
RawakiMon 11:48 AM762 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM825 km513 miles445 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 11:48 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 12:48 PM1489 km926 miles804 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSun 10:48 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 12:48 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 10:48 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest W
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