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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 49' South
Longitude: 158° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 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"1003.16 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.13 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' North
Longitude: 14° 53' 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"938.16 miwest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 minorth938.13 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.5"754.05 mieast0° 11' 21.1"13.02 misouth754.63 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 PM614 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoFri 12:08 PM768 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleFri 12:08 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast E
ArawaFri 11:08 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:08 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 11:08 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneFri 11:08 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 1:08 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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