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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 21:20:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 21:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 143° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 kilometres/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"975.96 miWest0° 00' 33.3"0.64 miSouth975.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.4"4.06 miEast0° 13' 11.4"15.12 miSouth15.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' North, Longitude: 8° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 446.40 meters/second, 1607.1 kilometres/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"998.42 miWest0° 11' 37.1"13.31 miNorth998.33 mi
24 hours11° 48' 46.9"812.27 miEast4° 31' 39.8"311.16 miNorth865.76 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:20 am681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 11:20 am940 km584 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsTue 12:20 pm965 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownTue 1:20 pm1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:20 am1697 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:20 am2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:20 am2832 km1759 miles1529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 11:20 am3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:20 am3188 km1981 miles1721 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:20 am3298 km2049 miles1781 nmWest W

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