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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' South
Longitude: 155° 37' 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' North
Longitude: 0° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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"942.87 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth942.73 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.6"754.95 mieast0° 43' 49.3"50.25 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 12:20 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNortheast NE
ArawaThu 11:20 AM916 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 11:20 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 12:20 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneThu 11:20 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:20 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 10:20 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:20 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth S
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