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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° 26' 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"1020.67 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 misouth1020.65 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.8"2.81 miwest0° 21' 24.5"24.53 misouth24.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' South, Longitude: 128° 22' 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"932.85 miwest0° 02' 38.8"3.04 minorth932.99 mi
24 hours14° 01' 45.2"908.67 mieast1° 39' 35.7"114.19 minorth920.58 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 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM827 km514 miles446 nmWest W
YarenSat 12:34 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmEast E
NoumeaSat 11:34 AM1316 km818 miles710 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:34 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
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