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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 1:38:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 151° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.2 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"1003.06 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miWest0° 18' 47.3"21.53 miSouth21.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 7° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 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' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"938.06 miWest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 miNorth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.8"753.95 miEast0° 12' 28.2"14.30 miSouth754.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 11:38 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:38 AM751 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
GizoFri 12:38 PM951 km591 miles514 nmNortheast NE
LaeFri 11:38 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 12:38 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 11:38 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 10:38 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 12:38 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsFri 11:08 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Fri 12:38 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth S

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