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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 60' South
Longitude: 166° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.24 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.0 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"986.82 miwest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 misouth986.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.2"2.45 mieast0° 15' 45.0"18.05 misouth18.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 33' South
Longitude: 179° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.01 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.9"960.27 miwest0° 09' 10.5"10.51 misouth959.97 mi
24 hours345° 26' 52.2"969.85 miwest3° 08' 25.9"215.98 misouth985.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 11:48 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoMon 11:48 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Tue 12:48 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 12:48 PM764 km474 miles412 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 12:48 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuTue 11:48 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest W
PangaiTue 11:48 AM881 km548 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 11:48 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM1098 km683 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Tue 11:48 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest W
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