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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 10:48:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 165° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 441.90 meters/second, 1590.9 kilometres/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"988.25 miWest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 miSouth988.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 01.4"2.22 miEast0° 16' 03.7"18.41 miSouth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' South, Longitude: 166° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 437.85 meters/second, 1576.3 kilometres/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.32 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.7"979.21 miWest0° 11' 08.7"12.77 miSouth978.97 mi
24 hours13° 46' 23.2"933.82 miEast4° 06' 48.6"282.78 miSouth968.43 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 11:48 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 12:48 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 11:48 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest W
PangaiMon 11:48 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaMon 11:48 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 11:48 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 11:48 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest W

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