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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 2:08:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 143° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 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"1003.03 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miWest0° 18' 47.1"21.53 miSouth21.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 0° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 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' 50.6"938.02 miWest0° 00' 32.9"0.63 miNorth938.00 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.8"753.91 miEast0° 13' 38.1"15.63 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
CairnsFri 12:08 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM694 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeFri 12:08 PM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 11:38 AM1436 km893 miles776 nmWest W
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariFri 11:08 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
DiliFri 11:08 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW

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