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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:48:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 165° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.31 meters/second, 1649.9 km/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1025.13 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1025.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.0"3.53 miWest0° 21' 59.8"25.20 miSouth25.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 160° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.09 meters/second, 1562.7 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.18 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.0"970.79 miWest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 miSouth970.51 mi
24 hours14° 02' 20.0"944.64 miEast3° 42' 45.4"255.27 miSouth970.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
RawakiTue 11:48 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoMon 11:48 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 12:48 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 12:48 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 11:48 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 12:48 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiTue 12:48 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 10:48 AM1573 km978 miles849 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 10:48 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest W

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