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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° 57' 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"1026.10 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 misouth1026.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.2"3.69 miwest0° 22' 07.1"25.33 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: 168° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 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' 13.2"987.11 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 misouth986.93 mi
24 hours346° 34' 18.8"917.08 miwest4° 29' 26.7"308.67 misouth961.26 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 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
LautokaMon 12:02 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth S
SuvaMon 12:02 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 12:02 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSun 12:02 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:02 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 12:02 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 1:02 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast E
Apia *Mon 2:02 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 1:02 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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