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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 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 171° 10' 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"985.31 miwest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 misouth985.28 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° 44' South, Longitude: 170° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 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' 44.9"942.11 miwest0° 06' 13.0"7.13 misouth941.84 mi
24 hours15° 05' 58.5"989.28 mieast1° 48' 44.5"124.67 misouth991.67 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 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuWed 12:08 PM300 km187 miles162 nmWest W
PangaiWed 12:08 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoTue 12:08 PM445 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 1:08 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:08 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 12:08 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM984 km612 miles531 nmNorth N
Suva *Wed 12:08 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:08 PM1238 km769 miles669 nmEast-southeast ESE
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