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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 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 175° 02' 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"980.90 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth980.87 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.33 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' 43.9"937.83 miwest0° 04' 43.8"5.42 minorth938.07 mi
24 hours14° 06' 27.6"919.08 mieast2° 27' 23.4"168.96 minorth941.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 12:24 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuSat 12:24 PM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 12:24 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:24 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E
Mata-UtuSat 11:24 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:24 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM671 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 12:24 PM697 km433 miles376 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 12:24 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Sat 12:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
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