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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 areas 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 12:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 kilometres/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"979.33 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miSouth979.30 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: 131° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 426.78 meters/second, 1536.4 kilometres/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 59.5"954.47 miWest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 miNorth954.84 mi
24 hours13° 09' 38.6"870.35 miEast3° 27' 38.8"237.95 miNorth909.52 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 11:34 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 11:34 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSun 11:34 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 1:34 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 11:34 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 12:34 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSun 10:34 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:34 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmEast E
Auckland *Sun 1:34 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:34 PM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmNorth N

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