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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 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 158° 54' 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"1003.09 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miwest0° 18' 47.6"21.54 misouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 15° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 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"938.10 miwest0° 00' 38.6"0.74 minorth938.06 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.5"754.00 mieast0° 11' 18.5"12.97 misouth754.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth N
GizoFri 12:08 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleFri 12:08 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
ArawaFri 11:08 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:08 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 11:08 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest W
BrisbaneFri 11:08 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 1:08 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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