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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 170° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.81 meters/second, 1644.5 km/hour, 1021.9 miles/hour or 888.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1021.78 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 misouth1021.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.00 miwest0° 21' 33.9"24.70 misouth24.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 140° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.72 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.8"929.64 miwest0° 00' 52.2"1.00 misouth929.59 mi
24 hours14° 34' 13.5"941.52 mieast0° 19' 53.0"22.80 minorth942.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:24 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM875 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM999 km621 miles540 nmEast E
YarenFri 12:24 PM1116 km693 miles602 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:24 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:24 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:24 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:24 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth N
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