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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 150° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.60 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"985.40 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 misouth985.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.3"2.67 mieast0° 15' 26.6"17.70 misouth17.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 151° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.67 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 49.7"943.00 miwest0° 06' 24.3"7.34 misouth942.73 mi
24 hours15° 04' 44.3"988.77 mieast1° 53' 38.1"130.28 misouth991.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNortheast NE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 11:46 AM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:46 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM2309 km1434 miles1247 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM2428 km1508 miles1311 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest W
Suva *Wed 10:46 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
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