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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 38' South, Longitude: 171° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"957.55 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 misouth957.54 mi
24 hours0° 06' 32.1"6.96 mieast0° 06' 26.2"7.38 misouth10.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 85° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 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' 31.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"1004.74 miwest0° 11' 49.9"13.55 misouth1004.82 mi
24 hours11° 37' 44.1"804.42 mieast4° 45' 27.0"326.91 misouth867.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:26 AM479 km297 miles258 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 11:26 AM614 km381 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonFri 11:56 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Fri 1:26 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:26 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 11:26 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 1:26 PM913 km568 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 1:26 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 1:26 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:26 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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