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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 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 167° 25' 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"982.28 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 misouth982.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.9"3.15 mieast0° 14' 44.6"16.90 misouth17.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 49' South
Longitude: 160° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.55 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 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' 18.3"929.33 miwest0° 01' 25.1"1.63 minorth929.40 mi
24 hours14° 49' 00.0"958.08 mieast1° 15' 02.1"86.03 minorth965.81 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 11:34 AM150 km93 miles81 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth N
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:34 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 10:34 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmEast E
YarenFri 12:34 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
Auckland *Fri 1:34 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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