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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 12:20:00 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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 170° 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"1003.14 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miWest0° 18' 48.2"21.55 miSouth21.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 26° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 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"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"938.16 miWest0° 00' 43.3"0.83 miNorth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"754.06 miEast0° 09' 26.8"10.83 miSouth754.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:20 AM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labasa *Fri 1:20 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmEast-southeast ESE

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