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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 = Monday, November 12, 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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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° 32' 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"988.14 miWest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 miSouth988.11 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° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 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' 25.2"978.00 miWest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 miSouth977.75 mi
24 hours13° 49' 45.2"936.61 miEast4° 03' 34.2"279.08 miSouth969.94 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 AM130 km81 miles70 nmWest W
LuganvilleMon 11:26 AM353 km219 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:26 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Mon 1:26 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast E
Lautoka *Mon 1:26 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast E
Suva *Mon 1:26 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 11:26 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 12:26 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 1:26 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 12:26 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth N

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