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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 175° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.74 meters/second, 1651.5 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.7 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"1026.17 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 misouth1026.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.2"3.69 miwest0° 22' 07.1"25.34 misouth25.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' South, Longitude: 167° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.36 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.1"987.17 miwest0° 11' 55.7"13.66 misouth986.99 mi
24 hours346° 34' 17.0"917.17 miwest4° 29' 25.0"308.66 misouth961.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 12:02 PM390 km242 miles211 nmEast E
LautokaMon 12:02 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
SuvaMon 12:02 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 12:02 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 11:02 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 12:02 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
YarenMon 12:02 PM1318 km819 miles711 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 1:02 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast E
Apia *Mon 2:02 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 1:02 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSoutheast SE
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