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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 01' South
Longitude: 169° 18' 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"986.72 miwest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 misouth986.69 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 48' South
Longitude: 156° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.79 meters/second, 1543.6 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"958.95 miwest0° 09' 00.3"10.32 misouth958.65 mi
24 hours14° 35' 56.4"971.79 mieast3° 03' 39.5"210.52 misouth986.68 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 AM108 km67 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleTue 11:26 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:26 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Tue 1:26 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast E
Lautoka *Tue 1:26 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast E
Suva *Tue 1:26 PM966 km601 miles522 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 11:26 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 12:26 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:26 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 12:26 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
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