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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 22:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 158° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.0"985.36 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 misouth985.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.6"2.68 mieast0° 15' 26.1"17.70 misouth17.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 158° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.51 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 47.8"942.65 miwest0° 06' 19.9"7.26 misouth942.38 mi
24 hours15° 05' 13.8"988.98 mieast1° 51' 43.8"128.10 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
RarotongaTue 12:18 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 12:18 PM968 km601 miles523 nmEast E
AlofiTue 11:18 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:18 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:18 AM1675 km1041 miles905 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 11:18 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:18 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 11:18 AM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:18 AM2622 km1630 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 10:18 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
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