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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 12:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 170° 13' 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"1020.61 miWest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miSouth1020.59 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 Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 125° 42' 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' 09.1"932.72 miWest0° 02' 37.3"3.01 miNorth932.86 mi
24 hours14° 02' 03.9"908.90 miEast1° 39' 01.9"113.54 miNorth920.69 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 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest W
YarenSat 12:24 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:24 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 12:24 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:24 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:24 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N

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