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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' South, Longitude: 167° 31' 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"979.40 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 misouth979.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.3"3.58 mieast0° 14' 03.4"16.12 misouth16.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 132° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.78 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"954.55 miwest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 minorth954.92 mi
24 hours13° 09' 36.0"870.38 mieast3° 27' 41.0"238.01 minorth909.56 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 11:34 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 11:34 AM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSun 11:34 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 1:34 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:34 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 12:34 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSun 10:34 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:34 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:34 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
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