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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:04:00 AM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 175° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.59 meters/second, 1578.9 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.5 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"980.79 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.9"3.36 miEast0° 14' 24.6"16.52 miSouth16.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' South, Longitude: 138° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.1"938.11 miWest0° 04' 49.0"5.52 miNorth938.36 mi
24 hours14° 05' 04.2"917.80 miEast2° 29' 12.7"171.04 miNorth940.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:04 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:04 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:04 PM350 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Sat 1:04 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Sat 1:04 PM523 km325 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 11:04 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 11:04 AM942 km585 miles509 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:04 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:04 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:04 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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