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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 16' South
Longitude: 172° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 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"979.42 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 misouth979.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.1"3.58 mieast0° 14' 03.8"16.12 misouth16.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 127° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.8"954.30 miwest0° 07' 37.1"8.73 minorth954.67 mi
24 hours13° 10' 21.8"871.02 mieast3° 27' 01.5"237.26 minorth909.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 11:14 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sun 1:14 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sun 1:14 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 1:14 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast E
LuganvilleSun 11:14 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:14 AM714 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 1:14 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:14 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 11:14 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 2:14 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE
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