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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 12:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 167° 42' 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"982.21 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miSouth982.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.8"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 Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 160° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.55 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.5 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"929.26 miWest0° 01' 25.0"1.62 miNorth929.33 mi
24 hours14° 49' 01.8"958.04 miEast1° 14' 58.2"85.95 miNorth965.76 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 AM133 km82 miles72 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 11:34 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 10:34 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmEast E
YarenFri 12:34 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth N
Auckland *Fri 1:34 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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