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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 161° 07' 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"1003.17 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.14 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° 19' 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"938.17 miwest0° 00' 39.5"0.76 minorth938.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.6"754.06 mieast0° 10' 57.8"12.57 misouth754.62 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 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleFri 11:58 AM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoFri 11:58 AM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaFri 11:58 AM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 10:58 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 10:58 AM1633 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 10:58 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest W
YarenFri 12:58 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:58 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
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