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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

UTC time = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 1:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 24' 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"1003.07 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miWest0° 18' 47.5"21.53 miSouth21.53 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° 50' 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"938.07 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miNorth938.04 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.9"753.97 miEast0° 12' 09.6"13.94 miSouth754.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 12:30 PM833 km517 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 11:30 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 11:30 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 11:30 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 12:30 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:30 PM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE

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