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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 = Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 AM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 29' 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"991.15 miWest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 miSouth991.12 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.4"1.77 miEast0° 16' 38.9"19.08 miSouth19.16 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: 117° 10' 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.4"1002.24 miWest0° 12' 20.1"14.13 miSouth1002.27 mi
24 hours12° 18' 00.3"850.21 miEast4° 55' 01.8"337.87 miSouth912.65 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 AM138 km86 miles75 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:26 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:26 AM646 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sat 1:26 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 1:26 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 1:26 PM954 km593 miles515 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:26 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:26 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth N

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