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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 22:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 156° 12' 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"986.86 miwest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 misouth986.83 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° 49' 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' 33.2"960.81 miwest0° 09' 14.5"10.59 misouth960.51 mi
24 hours14° 31' 57.8"969.04 mieast3° 10' 21.1"218.18 misouth985.56 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 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 12:08 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast E
AlofiMon 11:08 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 12:08 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 11:08 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 11:08 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 12:08 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 11:08 AM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:08 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 10:08 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmWest-northwest WNW
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