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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 25' South
Longitude: 169° 56' 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"1020.68 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 misouth1020.66 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' South
Longitude: 125° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.09 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 09.3"932.79 miwest0° 02' 37.4"3.01 minorth932.93 mi
24 hours14° 02' 01.9"908.93 mieast1° 39' 05.3"113.61 minorth920.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:24 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM829 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmWest W
YarenSat 12:24 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:24 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 12:24 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:24 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:24 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
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