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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 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 156° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 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"1004.61 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.6"0.33 miwest0° 19' 02.0"21.81 misouth21.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 0° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.62 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 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' 04.3"942.88 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth942.74 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.3"754.95 mieast0° 43' 53.7"50.33 minorth754.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:18 PM699 km434 miles378 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 12:18 PM712 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
ArawaThu 11:18 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
BukaThu 11:18 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:18 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 11:18 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 12:18 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 12:18 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 11:18 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 1:18 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
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