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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

UTC time = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 AM.

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

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 170° 21' 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"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"977.92 miWest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 miSouth977.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.2"3.79 miEast0° 13' 42.4"15.71 miSouth16.17 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 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' 15.8"972.83 miWest0° 09' 35.3"10.99 miNorth973.22 mi
24 hours12° 17' 39.2"826.53 miEast4° 05' 08.6"280.83 miNorth879.00 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 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:24 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleMon 11:24 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Mon 1:24 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Mon 1:24 PM779 km484 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Mon 1:24 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast E
Labasa *Mon 1:24 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaMon 1:24 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 12:24 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraMon 11:24 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorthwest NW

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