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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 10, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 171° 25' 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' 52.6"7.31 mieast0° 05' 05.4"5.84 misouth9.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 122° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.20 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 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' 14.7"968.84 miwest0° 09' 47.5"11.22 misouth968.55 mi
24 hours13° 56' 04.1"935.10 mieast3° 29' 46.6"240.42 misouth958.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 11:26 AM516 km321 miles279 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 11:26 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonMon 11:56 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Mon 1:26 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Mon 1:26 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 1:26 PM903 km561 miles488 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleMon 11:26 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 1:26 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast E
Auckland *Mon 1:26 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 12:26 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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