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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 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' South, Longitude: 165° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.92 meters/second, 1583.7 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.1 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"983.79 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 misouth983.76 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.2"2.90 mieast0° 15' 06.2"17.31 misouth17.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 150° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.19 meters/second, 1498.3 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.1"930.67 miwest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 misouth930.54 mi
24 hours15° 13' 02.9"985.86 mieast0° 20' 16.2"23.24 misouth985.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 11:46 AM485 km301 miles262 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM657 km408 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoWed 11:46 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 12:46 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 11:46 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest W
PangaiThu 11:46 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:46 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 12:46 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast E
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