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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 12:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 167° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.57 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"980.76 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.1"3.36 miEast0° 14' 24.3"16.51 miSouth16.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 145° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 49.4"938.39 miWest0° 04' 52.8"5.60 miNorth938.64 mi
24 hours14° 03' 59.6"916.86 miEast2° 30' 36.5"172.64 miNorth939.66 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 11:34 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 11:34 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSat 11:34 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 1:34 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 10:34 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast E
YarenSat 12:34 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth N
Auckland *Sat 1:34 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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