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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' South, Longitude: 175° 05' 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"982.35 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth982.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.3"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: 144° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.46 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.4 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' 15.3"929.13 miwest0° 01' 14.2"1.42 minorth929.19 mi
24 hours14° 50' 43.6"959.79 mieast1° 10' 57.8"81.37 minorth966.91 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 PM117 km73 miles63 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:24 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 12:24 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
Mata-UtuFri 11:24 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:24 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:24 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 12:24 PM689 km428 miles372 nmWest W
Lautoka *Fri 12:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmWest W
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