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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

UTC time = Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 1:20:00 AM.

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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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 155° 54' 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"1004.54 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1004.51 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 0° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 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"942.81 miWest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 miNorth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.5"754.89 miEast0° 43' 51.8"50.29 miNorth754.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM714 km444 miles385 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 12:20 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
ArawaThu 11:20 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
BukaThu 11:20 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 11:20 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 12:20 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 11:20 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:20 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE

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