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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 57' South, Longitude: 179° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.29 meters/second, 1649.8 km/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1025.16 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1025.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.6"3.53 miwest0° 21' 59.5"25.19 misouth25.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 175° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.9"970.06 miwest0° 10' 19.1"11.82 misouth969.78 mi
24 hours14° 03' 51.7"945.73 mieast3° 40' 13.1"252.37 misouth971.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM49 km31 miles27 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaTue 11:48 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth S
NadiTue 11:48 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
SuvaTue 11:48 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 12:48 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmEast E
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Tue 1:48 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaTue 11:48 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 12:48 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaTue 10:48 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouthwest SW
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