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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 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 16' South
Longitude: 174° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"979.47 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 misouth979.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.7"3.57 mieast0° 14' 04.5"16.14 misouth16.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 12' South
Longitude: 115° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.39 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.0"953.68 miwest0° 07' 32.2"8.64 minorth954.04 mi
24 hours13° 12' 16.2"872.63 mieast3° 25' 22.1"235.36 minorth911.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSun 12:24 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
NeiafuSun 12:24 PM125 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 12:24 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 12:24 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
Mata-UtuSun 11:24 AM672 km417 miles363 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:24 PM679 km422 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 1:24 PM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 12:24 PM706 km439 miles381 nmWest W
Pago PagoSat 12:24 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Sun 12:24 PM818 km509 miles442 nmWest W
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