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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 11:08:00 PM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the November 13, 2012 – November 14, 2012 — Total Solar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 170° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.57 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 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"985.24 miWest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 miSouth985.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.0"2.68 miEast0° 15' 25.4"17.68 miSouth17.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 170° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.71 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 22' 45.0"942.05 miWest0° 06' 13.1"7.13 miSouth941.79 mi
24 hours15° 05' 57.6"989.21 miEast1° 48' 48.5"124.74 miSouth991.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 12:08 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuWed 12:08 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest W
PangaiWed 12:08 PM403 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoTue 12:08 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 1:08 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:08 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 12:08 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 12:08 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:08 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmEast-southeast ESE

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