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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 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 49' South
Longitude: 156° 07' 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"1003.15 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miwest0° 18' 47.6"21.54 misouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' North
Longitude: 12° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 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"938.15 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 minorth938.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.2"754.03 mieast0° 11' 44.4"13.46 misouth754.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:18 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
GizoFri 12:18 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
ArawaFri 11:18 AM952 km592 miles514 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:18 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:18 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 12:18 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:18 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneFri 11:18 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 1:18 PM1977 km1228 miles1068 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Fri 12:18 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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