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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° 15' 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"980.82 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 misouth980.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.36 mieast0° 14' 25.2"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° 28' 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.6"937.84 miwest0° 04' 44.9"5.45 minorth938.09 mi
24 hours14° 06' 08.6"918.74 mieast2° 27' 48.5"169.43 minorth940.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tubou *Sat 12:34 PM186 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:34 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuSat 12:34 PM347 km216 miles188 nmEast E
Levuka *Sat 12:34 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Sat 12:34 PM458 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:34 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:34 PM581 km361 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
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