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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 = Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 8:34:00 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).

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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° 35' 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"995.92 miWest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 miSouth995.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 55.5"1.02 miEast0° 17' 33.2"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° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 52.7"983.22 miWest0° 09' 20.0"10.69 miSouth983.56 mi
24 hours11° 15' 40.9"762.01 miEast4° 00' 51.0"275.89 miSouth815.13 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 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownTue 12:34 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 10:34 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:34 PM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 10:34 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:34 AM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:34 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:34 AM4217 km2620 miles2277 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 9:34 AM4256 km2644 miles2298 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:34 AM4514 km2805 miles2438 nmWest-southwest WSW

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