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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 12:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 170° 15' 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"980.77 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.0"3.36 miEast0° 14' 24.3"16.52 miSouth16.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 143° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 48.6"938.30 miWest0° 04' 51.6"5.57 miNorth938.55 mi
24 hours14° 04' 21.1"917.17 miEast2° 30' 08.6"172.11 miNorth939.86 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 11:24 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleSat 11:24 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM535 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Sat 1:24 PM770 km478 miles416 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 1:24 PM778 km484 miles420 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E
Labasa *Sat 1:24 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmEast E

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