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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 01' South, Longitude: 169° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.01 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"954.83 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth954.82 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.5"7.41 mieast0° 04' 37.8"5.31 misouth9.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 134° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.66 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 00.3"949.69 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 misouth949.40 mi
24 hours14° 45' 22.5"973.17 mieast2° 22' 28.4"163.33 misouth980.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaTue 11:36 AM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaTue 11:36 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
KingstonTue 12:06 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
LuganvilleTue 11:36 AM852 km530 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Tue 1:36 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Tue 1:36 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 1:36 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast E
BrisbaneTue 10:36 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 11:36 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 12:36 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
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