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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 30' South
Longitude: 170° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 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"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"977.99 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth977.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.2"3.79 mieast0° 13' 42.3"15.72 misouth16.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 38' South
Longitude: 116° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.0"972.91 miwest0° 09' 35.3"10.99 minorth973.30 mi
24 hours12° 17' 37.1"826.55 mieast4° 05' 09.9"280.88 minorth879.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaMon 11:24 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:24 AM485 km302 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleMon 11:24 AM538 km334 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Mon 1:24 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Mon 1:24 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Mon 1:24 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
NukualofaMon 1:24 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 11:24 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 12:24 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneMon 10:24 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmWest-southwest WSW
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