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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 10:58:00 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 22:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 168° 03' 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' 14.6"3.70 miWest0° 22' 07.4"25.34 miSouth25.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 176° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.66 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.46 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.4"987.77 miWest0° 11' 58.8"13.72 miSouth987.60 mi
24 hours13° 23' 55.3"915.61 miEast4° 31' 08.5"310.61 miSouth960.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoMon 11:58 AM358 km223 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiMon 11:58 AM612 km380 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSun 11:58 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Mon 12:58 PM710 km441 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:58 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 11:58 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 10:58 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 10:58 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 11:58 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 12:58 PM1657 km1029 miles894 nmNortheast NE

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