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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 166° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 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"995.67 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth995.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 57.6"1.06 mieast0° 17' 30.4"20.06 misouth20.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 80° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.9"985.47 miwest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 misouth985.81 mi
24 hours11° 16' 18.8"764.46 mieast4° 06' 25.6"282.27 misouth819.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleWed 11:36 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaWed 11:36 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaWed 11:36 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSouth S
HoniaraWed 11:36 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Wed 1:36 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 12:36 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 12:36 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 10:36 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaWed 1:36 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 12:36 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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