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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 10:08:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 155° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"986.79 miWest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 miSouth986.76 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.8"2.45 miEast0° 15' 45.4"18.06 miSouth18.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 170° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.62 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.02 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"960.76 miWest0° 09' 14.6"10.59 miSouth960.46 mi
24 hours14° 31' 55.8"968.95 miEast3° 10' 24.3"218.23 miSouth985.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:08 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 12:08 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast E
AlofiMon 11:08 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 12:08 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 11:08 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 11:08 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 12:08 PM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 11:08 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:08 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 10:08 AM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-northwest WNW

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