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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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 14' South, Longitude: 131° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.42 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.9"960.25 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 misouth960.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 06.3"6.52 mieast0° 07' 49.3"8.97 misouth11.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' North, Longitude: 108° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.13 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.6"979.95 miwest0° 08' 46.1"10.05 misouth980.29 mi
24 hours11° 02' 31.1"744.35 mieast3° 46' 50.7"259.88 misouth793.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gambier IslandsMon 11:34 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 10:34 AM2949 km1833 miles1593 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM3892 km2418 miles2101 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 9:34 AM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:34 AM4377 km2720 miles2363 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 9:34 AM4534 km2817 miles2448 nmWest W
Suva *Tue 9:34 AM5257 km3266 miles2839 nmWest W
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