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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 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 174° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.32 meters/second, 1642.8 km/hour, 1020.8 miles/hour or 887.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1020.66 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 misouth1020.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.3"2.82 miwest0° 21' 25.0"24.53 misouth24.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 111° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.95 meters/second, 1501.0 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.7"932.41 miwest0° 02' 29.0"2.85 minorth932.54 mi
24 hours14° 03' 43.1"910.43 mieast1° 35' 58.3"110.03 minorth921.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSat 11:24 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:24 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:24 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:24 PM617 km384 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 11:24 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
RawakiSat 12:24 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:24 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:24 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 11:24 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouthwest SW
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