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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: 169° 58' 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"1021.85 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 misouth1021.82 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° 32' 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"929.70 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth929.66 mi
24 hours14° 34' 12.6"941.57 mieast0° 19' 56.9"22.87 minorth942.88 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 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM868 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmWest W
YarenFri 12:24 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:24 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:24 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:24 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:24 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth N
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