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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 = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:24:00 PM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 174° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.6"972.53 miWest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 miSouth972.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.4"4.60 miEast0° 12' 14.9"14.05 miSouth14.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' North, Longitude: 55° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 18.1"1004.68 miWest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 miNorth1004.65 mi
24 hours10° 39' 19.2"735.50 miEast4° 13' 55.9"290.82 miNorth788.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiFri 12:24 PM62 km39 miles34 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuFri 12:24 PM196 km121 miles106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:24 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:24 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:24 PM781 km485 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labasa *Fri 12:24 PM790 km491 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 12:24 PM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Fri 12:24 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW

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