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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 = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 9:36:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 147° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.95 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"983.86 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miSouth983.83 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"2.89 miEast0° 15' 07.0"17.33 miSouth17.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 133° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.1"931.03 miWest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 miSouth930.89 mi
24 hours15° 13' 21.9"986.56 miEast0° 24' 43.1"28.34 miSouth985.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 10:36 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 11:36 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:36 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 10:36 AM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:36 AM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmWest-northwest WNW

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