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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:36:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 kilometres/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.23 miWest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 miSouth1000.20 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° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 422.87 meters/second, 1522.3 kilometres/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 822.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"945.65 miWest0° 03' 48.2"4.36 miSouth945.85 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.1"749.00 miEast1° 56' 09.4"133.15 miSouth765.03 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labasa *Sun 12:36 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSun 11:36 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Sun 12:36 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Sun 12:36 PM477 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
Lautoka *Sun 12:36 PM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sun 12:36 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuSun 12:36 PM566 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSun 12:36 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:36 PM661 km410 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 12:36 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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