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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 170° 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"1003.21 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.18 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° 30' 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"938.22 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth938.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.3"754.11 mieast0° 09' 29.4"10.88 misouth754.58 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 AM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM407 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Fri 1:20 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nadi *Fri 1:20 PM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 12:20 PM1631 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
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