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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 23:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 177° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.60 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"980.89 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth980.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.36 mieast0° 14' 25.0"16.53 misouth16.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 131° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.37 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.7"937.92 miwest0° 04' 45.1"5.45 minorth938.16 mi
24 hours14° 06' 06.2"918.77 mieast2° 27' 51.7"169.50 minorth940.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 12:34 PM346 km215 miles187 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 12:34 PM377 km234 miles203 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:34 PM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:34 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:34 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:34 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:34 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM842 km523 miles454 nmNortheast NE
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