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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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 158° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1004.62 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.7"0.33 miwest0° 19' 02.0"21.81 misouth21.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 3° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.64 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"942.93 miwest0° 02' 56.1"3.37 minorth942.79 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.9"754.94 mieast0° 44' 16.7"50.77 minorth754.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:08 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoThu 12:08 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleThu 12:08 PM926 km576 miles500 nmEast E
ArawaThu 11:08 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 12:08 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 12:08 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 11:08 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 11:08 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 11:08 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:08 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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