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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 167° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.29 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"1020.60 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 misouth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.8"2.81 miwest0° 21' 24.5"24.52 misouth24.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 128° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 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' 09.7"932.78 miwest0° 02' 38.7"3.03 minorth932.91 mi
24 hours14° 01' 47.1"908.64 mieast1° 39' 32.4"114.12 minorth920.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:34 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM857 km533 miles463 nmWest W
YarenSat 12:34 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 11:34 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:34 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmEast-northeast ENE
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