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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 155° 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"1003.15 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 11° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 50.7"938.14 miwest0° 00' 37.4"0.72 minorth938.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 51.1"754.03 mieast0° 11' 49.0"13.55 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
GizoFri 12:20 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM760 km472 miles411 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 11:20 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:20 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 10:20 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNorthwest NW
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