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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 55' South
Longitude: 173° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.44 miwest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 misouth955.43 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.5"7.31 mieast0° 05' 05.6"5.84 misouth9.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 125° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"968.97 miwest0° 09' 48.2"11.24 misouth968.69 mi
24 hours13° 55' 41.9"934.79 mieast3° 30' 09.8"240.86 misouth957.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Mon 1:16 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Mon 1:16 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 1:16 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaMon 11:16 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 11:16 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonMon 11:46 AM903 km561 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 1:16 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast E
Auckland *Mon 1:16 PM1546 km960 miles835 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 12:16 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 1:16 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmEast-northeast ENE
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