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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 174° 58' 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"980.86 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.83 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° 56' 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' 47.2"938.19 miwest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 minorth938.44 mi
24 hours14° 05' 01.8"917.83 mieast2° 29' 15.9"171.11 minorth940.31 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 PM292 km182 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:04 PM307 km190 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:04 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 11:04 AM717 km446 miles387 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 11:04 AM915 km568 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:04 AM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:04 PM1055 km655 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:04 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 2:04 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 1:04 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmEast E
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