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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' South, Longitude: 148° 08' 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"983.93 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 misouth983.90 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° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.34 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"931.09 miwest0° 02' 51.4"3.28 misouth930.95 mi
24 hours15° 13' 21.7"986.62 mieast0° 24' 38.9"28.26 misouth985.70 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 AM186 km116 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM1256 km781 miles678 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 10:36 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 11:36 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:36 AM2847 km1769 miles1538 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 10:36 AM3531 km2194 miles1906 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:36 AM3696 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-northwest WNW
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