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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 01' South
Longitude: 172° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.61 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 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"980.91 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth980.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.4"3.35 mieast0° 14' 25.4"16.54 misouth16.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 41' South
Longitude: 126° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 43.1"937.74 miwest0° 04' 42.4"5.40 minorth937.98 mi
24 hours14° 06' 49.1"919.40 mieast2° 26' 55.1"168.42 minorth941.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 12:14 PM158 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:14 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:14 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 12:14 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoFri 12:14 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:14 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:14 PM959 km596 miles518 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:14 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:14 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 11:14 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmNorthwest NW
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