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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' South, Longitude: 141° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 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"1004.55 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.52 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.1"0.32 miwest0° 19' 01.3"21.80 misouth21.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 13° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.48 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.5"942.57 miwest0° 02' 49.6"3.24 minorth942.43 mi
24 hours11° 37' 35.9"754.96 mieast0° 41' 36.2"47.70 minorth754.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaThu 12:18 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 12:18 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 12:18 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 11:48 AM931 km578 miles503 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 11:48 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 11:48 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraThu 11:18 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth N
ManokwariThu 11:18 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 11:18 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneThu 12:18 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSoutheast SE
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