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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 10:48:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' South, Longitude: 165° 56' 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"986.75 miWest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 miSouth986.72 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 Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 179° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.7 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"960.22 miWest0° 09' 10.5"10.52 miSouth959.92 mi
24 hours345° 26' 54.1"969.76 miWest3° 08' 29.1"216.03 miSouth985.82 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 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoMon 11:48 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 12:48 PM738 km459 miles398 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Tue 12:48 PM777 km483 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 12:48 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuTue 11:48 AM855 km531 miles461 nmWest W
PangaiTue 11:48 AM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 11:48 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Tue 11:48 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest W

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