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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 169° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 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' 53.0"982.29 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth982.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.8"3.14 mieast0° 14' 44.8"16.91 misouth17.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 50' South
Longitude: 158° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.53 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"0.03 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.8"929.30 miwest0° 01' 23.5"1.60 minorth929.37 mi
24 hours14° 49' 15.0"958.33 mieast1° 14' 27.2"85.37 minorth965.97 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 11:24 AM205 km128 miles111 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleFri 11:24 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM529 km329 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 1:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast E
Lautoka *Fri 1:24 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
Suva *Fri 1:24 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 10:24 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
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