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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 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 170° 12' 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"982.22 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth982.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.8"3.14 mieast0° 14' 44.8"16.91 misouth17.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 158° 17' 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"929.23 miwest0° 01' 23.3"1.59 minorth929.30 mi
24 hours14° 49' 16.8"958.29 mieast1° 14' 23.4"85.29 minorth965.92 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 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleFri 11:24 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 1:24 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast E
Lautoka *Fri 1:24 PM779 km484 miles420 nmEast E
Suva *Fri 1:24 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1514 km940 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 10:24 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-southwest WSW
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