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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 48' South
Longitude: 173° 37' 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"1003.22 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.19 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' North
Longitude: 29° 24' 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"938.24 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth938.20 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.5"754.13 mieast0° 09' 01.3"10.35 misouth754.57 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 PM514 km319 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
Nadi *Fri 1:08 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Fri 1:08 PM632 km392 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:08 AM653 km406 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:08 AM697 km433 miles376 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:08 PM925 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:08 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:08 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:08 PM1580 km981 miles853 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:08 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
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