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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 169° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.77 meters/second, 1640.8 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.49 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 misouth1019.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.2"2.63 miwest0° 21' 14.9"24.34 misouth24.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 111° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.8"944.32 miwest0° 05' 39.7"6.49 minorth944.60 mi
24 hours13° 17' 34.5"869.91 mieast2° 44' 43.2"188.81 minorth896.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 11:24 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSun 11:24 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 12:24 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 11:24 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmWest W
YarenSun 12:24 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 1:24 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaSun 11:24 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 12:24 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSat 12:24 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSoutheast SE
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