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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:24:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 170° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 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"979.34 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miSouth979.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.3"3.58 miEast0° 14' 03.6"16.12 miSouth16.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 129° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 58.6"954.35 miWest0° 07' 38.0"8.75 miNorth954.71 mi
24 hours13° 10' 01.3"870.68 miEast3° 27' 19.0"237.57 miNorth909.74 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 11:24 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:24 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSun 11:24 AM532 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sun 1:24 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sun 1:24 PM778 km484 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 1:24 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast E
Labasa *Sun 1:24 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSun 12:24 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:24 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW

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