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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 23:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 22' South
Longitude: 174° 41' 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"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.6"972.60 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 misouth972.57 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 43' North
Longitude: 56° 15' 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"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 18.3"1004.74 miwest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 minorth1004.72 mi
24 hours10° 39' 19.1"735.55 mieast4° 13' 55.2"290.82 minorth788.70 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 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 12:24 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuFri 12:24 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:24 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 12:24 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:24 PM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:24 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoThu 12:24 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Fri 12:24 PM879 km546 miles475 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:24 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
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