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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 24' South
Longitude: 175° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.32 meters/second, 1642.7 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"1020.73 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 misouth1020.71 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.3"2.82 miwest0° 21' 25.0"24.53 misouth24.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' South
Longitude: 111° 34' 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"15.55 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.7"932.48 miwest0° 02' 29.1"2.85 minorth932.61 mi
24 hours14° 03' 41.3"910.47 mieast1° 36' 01.7"110.10 minorth921.72 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 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:24 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:24 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM523 km325 miles282 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:24 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 11:24 AM661 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
RawakiSat 12:24 PM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:24 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:24 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 11:24 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
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