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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 = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:08:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 173° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.5"1003.15 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miWest0° 18' 48.3"21.55 miSouth21.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 29° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.55 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.0"938.18 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth938.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.5"754.08 miEast0° 08' 58.8"10.30 miSouth754.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Fri 1:08 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
Nadi *Fri 1:08 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Fri 1:08 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
Labasa *Fri 1:08 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
Levuka *Fri 1:08 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 11:08 AM679 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:08 AM727 km452 miles392 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:08 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:08 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:08 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-southeast ESE

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