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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 21:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 140° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.40 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"978.18 miwest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 misouth978.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.6"3.76 mieast0° 13' 45.3"15.77 misouth16.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 68° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.5"970.39 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.74 minorth970.78 mi
24 hours12° 24' 23.2"832.27 mieast4° 01' 02.9"276.17 minorth883.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 12:06 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:06 AM988 km614 miles533 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:06 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 11:06 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 11:06 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:06 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 4:06 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 11:06 AM3396 km2110 miles1833 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:06 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 10:06 AM3629 km2255 miles1959 nmWest W
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