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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 174° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 kilometres/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"977.94 miWest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 miSouth977.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.1"3.79 miEast0° 13' 42.6"15.72 miSouth16.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 111° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 kilometres/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 28.1"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"972.60 miWest0° 09' 34.0"10.96 miNorth972.99 mi
24 hours12° 18' 15.8"827.04 miEast4° 04' 46.9"280.42 miNorth879.37 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
Nadi *Mon 1:06 PM329 km205 miles178 nm NE
Lautoka *Mon 1:06 PM346 km215 miles187 nm NE
Suva *Mon 1:06 PM406 km252 miles219 nm ENE
Levuka *Mon 1:06 PM466 km290 miles252 nm ENE
Labasa *Mon 1:06 PM587 km365 miles317 nm NE
Port VilaMon 11:06 AM717 km445 miles387 nm WNW
LuganvilleMon 11:06 AM927 km576 miles500 nm WNW
NoumeaMon 11:06 AM927 km576 miles501 nm WSW
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM1054 km655 miles569 nm ESE
FunafutiMon 12:06 PM1302 km809 miles703 nm NNE