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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° 33' 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"1026.15 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 misouth1026.13 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: 173° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 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"987.88 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 misouth987.70 mi
24 hours13° 23' 39.0"915.38 mieast4° 31' 24.1"310.91 misouth960.48 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 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest W
RawakiMon 11:48 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 11:48 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 12:48 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 12:48 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 10:48 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 10:48 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
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