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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 2:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 140° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 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' 00.4"1003.02 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miWest0° 18' 46.9"21.52 miSouth21.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 2° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 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' 50.5"938.01 miWest0° 00' 31.7"0.61 miNorth937.98 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.5"753.89 miEast0° 14' 06.0"16.17 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 12:20 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekFri 11:50 AM890 km553 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
DarwinFri 11:50 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 11:50 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 11:20 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 12:20 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 1:20 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE

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