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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 11:24:00 PM.

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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 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 174° 45' 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"980.83 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miSouth980.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.5"3.35 miEast0° 14' 25.2"16.53 miSouth16.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 129° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.32 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 43.8"937.75 miWest0° 04' 43.7"5.42 miNorth938.00 mi
24 hours14° 06' 30.1"919.05 miEast2° 27' 20.2"168.89 miNorth941.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSat 12:24 PM91 km57 miles49 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiSat 12:24 PM97 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:24 PM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:24 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:24 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuSat 11:24 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 12:24 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sat 12:24 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 12:24 PM726 km451 miles392 nmWest W

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