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Day and Night World Map

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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 Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 166° 14' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"988.31 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 misouth988.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 01.4"2.22 mieast0° 16' 03.7"18.41 misouth18.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 26' South
Longitude: 165° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.85 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 33.5"979.27 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.77 misouth979.03 mi
24 hours13° 46' 25.4"933.92 mieast4° 06' 46.3"282.76 misouth968.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 11:48 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM778 km484 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 12:48 PM781 km486 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 11:48 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest W
PangaiMon 11:48 AM886 km550 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaMon 11:48 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 11:48 AM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Mon 11:48 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmWest W
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