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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 153° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 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"21.53 misouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 9° 34' 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' 36.4"0.70 minorth938.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"754.02 mieast0° 12' 12.2"14.00 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
CairnsFri 11:30 AM820 km509 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 12:30 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM877 km545 miles474 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 11:30 AM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 11:30 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 12:30 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:30 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmNortheast NE
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