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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 00:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 172° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.58 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"980.85 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.9"3.36 mieast0° 14' 24.5"16.52 misouth16.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 141° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.9"938.28 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 minorth938.53 mi
24 hours14° 04' 40.3"917.51 mieast2° 29' 43.9"171.65 minorth940.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 11:14 AM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 1:14 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:14 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:14 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
LuganvilleSat 11:14 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:14 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 11:14 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:14 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
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