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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 32' South
Longitude: 169° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.88 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.0 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"983.76 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.73 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 36' South
Longitude: 173° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.98 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"930.28 miwest0° 02' 24.9"2.77 misouth930.16 mi
24 hours15° 12' 28.8"984.85 mieast0° 13' 58.3"16.02 misouth984.23 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 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 11:24 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 11:24 AM546 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Thu 1:24 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
Lautoka *Thu 1:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 1:24 PM905 km562 miles489 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 11:24 AM1470 km913 miles793 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM1499 km932 miles809 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneThu 10:24 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest-southwest WSW
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