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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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 167° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.30 meters/second, 1563.5 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.1"971.16 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 misouth971.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.1"4.81 mieast0° 11' 50.9"13.59 misouth14.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' North, Longitude: 62° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 20.5"996.69 miwest0° 10' 05.5"11.56 minorth996.54 mi
24 hours10° 42' 57.8"733.79 mieast3° 49' 35.3"262.99 minorth775.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 11:36 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM323 km201 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 11:36 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
KingstonSat 12:06 PM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth S
Suva *Sat 1:36 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:36 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSat 10:36 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 1:36 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNortheast NE
Auckland *Sat 1:36 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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