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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 16' South
Longitude: 170° 01' 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"979.41 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 misouth979.38 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 05' South
Longitude: 129° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 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' 58.7"954.43 miwest0° 07' 38.1"8.75 minorth954.79 mi
24 hours13° 09' 58.9"870.70 mieast3° 27' 21.2"237.63 minorth909.78 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 AM247 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:24 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSun 11:24 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sun 1:24 PM798 km496 miles431 nmEast E
Lautoka *Sun 1:24 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sun 1:24 PM896 km556 miles484 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:24 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 12:24 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 10:24 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmWest-southwest WSW
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