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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 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 169° 58' 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"980.84 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.0"3.36 mieast0° 14' 24.3"16.52 misouth16.86 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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 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' 48.7"938.37 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 minorth938.62 mi
24 hours14° 04' 18.8"917.20 mieast2° 30' 11.8"172.18 minorth939.91 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 AM226 km140 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleSat 11:24 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM513 km318 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Sat 1:24 PM799 km496 miles431 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sat 1:24 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:24 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 10:24 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-southwest WSW
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