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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 178° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"1000.29 miwest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 misouth1000.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.6"0.35 mieast0° 18' 18.8"20.99 misouth20.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' North, Longitude: 60° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"945.72 miwest0° 03' 48.3"4.36 misouth945.92 mi
24 hours11° 29' 51.8"749.05 mieast1° 56' 11.7"133.21 misouth765.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSun 11:36 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sun 12:36 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Sun 12:36 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sun 12:36 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuSun 12:36 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSun 12:36 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:36 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 12:36 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sun 1:36 PM733 km456 miles396 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 11:36 AM807 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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