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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 10, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 169° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.20 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.1"991.22 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 misouth991.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.4"1.77 mieast0° 16' 38.9"19.08 misouth19.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' South, Longitude: 116° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.2"1002.31 miwest0° 12' 20.2"14.13 misouth1002.34 mi
24 hours12° 18' 02.1"850.30 mieast4° 55' 01.5"337.89 misouth912.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 11:26 AM112 km69 miles60 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:26 AM286 km178 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:26 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 1:26 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 1:26 PM878 km545 miles474 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 1:26 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:26 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:26 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth N
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