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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' South
Longitude: 164° 58' 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"980.82 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.2"3.37 mieast0° 14' 24.1"16.51 misouth16.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 33' South
Longitude: 148° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.7 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"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.4"938.56 miwest0° 04' 54.4"5.63 minorth938.81 mi
24 hours14° 03' 35.5"916.57 mieast2° 31' 07.4"173.24 minorth939.51 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 11:44 AM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaSat 11:44 AM390 km242 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 11:44 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 11:44 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 10:44 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:44 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 10:44 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest W
YarenSat 12:44 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmEast E
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