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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' South
Longitude: 153° 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"1004.60 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.5"0.33 miwest0° 19' 01.9"21.81 misouth21.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' North
Longitude: 1° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.59 meters/second, 1517.7 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' 04.2"942.83 miwest0° 02' 54.2"3.33 minorth942.69 mi
24 hours11° 37' 24.5"754.95 mieast0° 43' 30.8"49.90 minorth754.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:28 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 11:28 AM883 km548 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 12:28 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 11:28 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaThu 11:28 AM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 11:28 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 12:28 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraThu 10:28 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 1:28 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Thu 12:28 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth S
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