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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 12:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 172° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.30 meters/second, 1642.7 km/hour, 1020.7 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"1020.62 miWest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miSouth1020.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.9"2.81 miWest0° 21' 24.6"24.53 miSouth24.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 123° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.06 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 02.5"0.05 miNorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.5"932.67 miWest0° 02' 36.0"2.98 miNorth932.80 mi
24 hours14° 02' 20.4"909.15 miEast1° 38' 31.4"112.95 miNorth920.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 11:14 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:14 AM940 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaSat 12:14 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiSat 12:14 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaSat 12:14 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 12:14 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 12:14 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:14 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 11:14 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmWest W

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