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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 132° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.9"995.99 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 misouth995.96 mi
24 hours0° 00' 55.5"1.02 mieast0° 17' 33.1"20.12 misouth20.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' North, Longitude: 138° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"983.30 miwest0° 09' 20.2"10.70 misouth983.64 mi
24 hours11° 15' 41.2"762.07 mieast4° 00' 52.5"275.94 misouth815.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 11:34 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownTue 12:34 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 10:34 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:34 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 10:34 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:34 AM3358 km2086 miles1813 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:34 AM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:34 AM4187 km2602 miles2261 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 9:34 AM4229 km2628 miles2284 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:34 AM4485 km2787 miles2422 nmWest-southwest WSW
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