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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:24:00 AM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' South, Longitude: 170° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.88 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 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"983.69 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.1"2.92 miEast0° 15' 04.8"17.29 miSouth17.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 173° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.99 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.51 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.1"930.22 miWest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 miSouth930.10 mi
24 hours15° 12' 29.3"984.80 miEast0° 14' 02.7"16.10 miSouth984.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 11:24 AM213 km133 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 11:24 AM460 km286 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 11:24 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Thu 1:24 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
Lautoka *Thu 1:24 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 1:24 PM875 km544 miles473 nmEast E
Labasa *Thu 1:24 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM1477 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 11:24 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-southeast ESE

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