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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° 45' 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"980.78 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.76 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° 04' 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"938.20 miwest0° 04' 50.2"5.55 minorth938.46 mi
24 hours14° 04' 42.6"917.49 mieast2° 29' 40.8"171.57 minorth940.06 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 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 1:14 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:14 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:14 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast E
Levuka *Sat 1:14 PM660 km410 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 11:14 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:14 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
Labasa *Sat 1:14 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 1:14 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:14 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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