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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

UTC time = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 12:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 171° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1004.60 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1004.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.1"0.34 miWest0° 19' 02.6"21.82 miSouth21.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 15° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.76 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.2"943.14 miWest0° 03' 00.9"3.46 miNorth942.99 mi
24 hours11° 37' 07.7"754.88 miEast0° 46' 13.7"53.00 miNorth754.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:18 AM469 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 11:18 AM488 km303 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Thu 1:18 PM734 km456 miles396 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nadi *Thu 1:18 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 1:18 PM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labasa *Thu 1:18 PM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 11:18 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:18 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 11:18 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 1:18 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-southeast ESE

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