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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 25' 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"982.30 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth982.27 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: 156° 09' 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' 17.5"929.27 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 minorth929.34 mi
24 hours14° 49' 29.9"958.57 mieast1° 13' 52.4"84.70 minorth966.12 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 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Fri 1:14 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E
Lautoka *Fri 1:14 PM548 km341 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:14 PM638 km397 miles345 nmEast E
LuganvilleFri 11:14 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:14 AM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 1:14 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:14 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:14 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 2:14 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmEast-northeast ENE
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