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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° 09' 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"978.12 miwest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 misouth978.09 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 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 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.4"970.31 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 minorth970.70 mi
24 hours12° 24' 25.6"832.25 mieast4° 01' 01.3"276.13 minorth883.15 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 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:06 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:06 PM1207 km750 miles651 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 11:06 AM2057 km1278 miles1110 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 11:06 AM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:06 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 4:06 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 11:06 AM3425 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:06 AM3525 km2191 miles1904 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 10:06 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest W
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