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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 = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:58:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 161° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.51 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.5"1003.10 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miWest0° 18' 47.7"21.54 miSouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 17° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"938.11 miWest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 miNorth938.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.7"754.01 miEast0° 10' 55.2"12.52 miSouth754.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 11:58 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleFri 11:58 AM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:58 AM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoFri 11:58 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:58 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneFri 10:58 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 10:58 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 10:58 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmWest W
YarenFri 12:58 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:58 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-southeast ESE

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