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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 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 of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.30 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 of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Mon 1:06 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Mon 1:06 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Mon 1:06 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Mon 1:06 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Mon 1:06 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:06 AM717 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 11:06 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleMon 11:06 AM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 12:06 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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