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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 30' South
Longitude: 156° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.94 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"983.90 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 misouth983.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.8"2.90 mieast0° 15' 06.6"17.32 misouth17.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 29' South
Longitude: 141° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.27 meters/second, 1498.6 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.6"930.92 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 misouth930.79 mi
24 hours15° 13' 13.5"986.31 mieast0° 22' 36.9"25.93 misouth985.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:08 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 12:08 PM703 km437 miles380 nmEast E
AlofiWed 11:08 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:08 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 11:08 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:08 AM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 11:08 AM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 2:08 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 10:08 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-northwest WNW
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