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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 21:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 151° 10' 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"985.39 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 misouth985.36 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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 151° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 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' 49.6"942.98 miwest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 misouth942.71 mi
24 hours15° 04' 46.1"988.79 mieast1° 53' 30.9"130.14 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 11:48 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 11:48 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:48 AM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:48 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:48 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:48 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:48 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Wed 10:48 AM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmWest W
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