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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 22:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 160° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.63 meters/second, 1579.1 km/hour, 981.2 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"980.96 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth980.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.0"3.35 mieast0° 14' 26.1"16.55 misouth16.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 114° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.2"937.29 miwest0° 04' 35.8"5.27 minorth937.53 mi
24 hours14° 08' 35.7"920.96 mieast2° 24' 33.1"165.71 minorth942.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:24 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 11:24 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 12:24 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 12:24 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:24 AM1603 km996 miles865 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:24 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:24 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:24 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 10:24 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 10:24 AM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmNorthwest NW
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