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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' South, Longitude: 130° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.2"958.42 miwest0° 00' 17.9"0.34 misouth958.41 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.1"6.81 mieast0° 06' 57.0"7.97 misouth10.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' North, Longitude: 131° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.6"1001.87 miwest0° 11' 09.6"12.78 misouth1002.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 21.2"771.09 mieast4° 35' 48.2"315.84 misouth834.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:34 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Gambier IslandsWed 11:34 AM436 km271 miles235 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 10:34 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Wed 3:34 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 10:34 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:34 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 9:34 AM4084 km2537 miles2205 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 10:34 AM4429 km2752 miles2391 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 9:34 AM4580 km2846 miles2473 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 9:34 AM5304 km3296 miles2864 nmWest W
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