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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 11:24:00 PM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' South, Longitude: 174° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.25 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.1"982.29 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miSouth982.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.1"3.13 miEast0° 14' 45.7"16.92 miSouth17.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 143° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.46 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.2"929.06 miWest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 miNorth929.12 mi
24 hours14° 50' 45.3"959.75 miEast1° 10' 53.9"81.28 miNorth966.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuFri 12:24 PM88 km54 miles47 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:24 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM265 km164 miles143 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 12:24 PM516 km320 miles278 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:24 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuFri 11:24 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:24 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Fri 12:24 PM670 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
Levuka *Fri 12:24 PM684 km425 miles369 nmWest W

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