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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 = Tuesday, November 13, 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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 169° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.19 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 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' 54.5"986.65 miWest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 miSouth986.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.9"2.47 miEast0° 15' 43.6"18.03 miSouth18.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 156° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.80 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.99 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.8"958.90 miWest0° 09' 00.4"10.32 miSouth958.60 mi
24 hours14° 35' 54.4"971.70 miEast3° 03' 42.9"210.57 miSouth986.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaTue 11:26 AM137 km85 miles74 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleTue 11:26 AM377 km234 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:26 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Tue 1:26 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
Lautoka *Tue 1:26 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
Suva *Tue 1:26 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 11:26 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 12:26 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:26 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 12:26 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N

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