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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 153° 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"1003.14 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miwest0° 18' 47.5"21.54 misouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 10° 03' 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"938.13 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth938.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"754.02 mieast0° 12' 07.6"13.91 misouth754.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 12:28 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 11:28 AM871 km541 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 12:28 PM912 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 11:28 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaFri 11:28 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 11:28 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:28 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 10:28 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 12:28 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:28 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
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