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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.23 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 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"982.23 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miSouth982.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.7"3.14 miEast0° 14' 44.9"16.91 miSouth17.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 155° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.52 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.3"929.20 miWest0° 01' 21.8"1.56 miNorth929.27 mi
24 hours14° 49' 31.7"958.53 miEast1° 13' 48.5"84.62 miNorth966.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaFri 11:14 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Fri 1:14 PM510 km317 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 1:14 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:14 PM609 km379 miles329 nmEast E
Levuka *Fri 1:14 PM660 km410 miles357 nmEast E
LuganvilleFri 11:14 AM690 km429 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 1:14 PM754 km469 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaFri 11:14 AM758 km471 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:14 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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