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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 169° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.86 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"988.21 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 misouth988.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.1"2.24 mieast0° 16' 02.4"18.39 misouth18.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.1"978.05 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 misouth977.80 mi
24 hours13° 49' 47.4"936.71 mieast4° 03' 32.1"279.06 misouth970.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaMon 11:26 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest W
LuganvilleMon 11:26 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:26 AM580 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Mon 1:26 PM865 km537 miles467 nmEast E
Lautoka *Mon 1:26 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E
Suva *Mon 1:26 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 11:26 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 12:26 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 1:26 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 12:26 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNorth N
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