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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 140° 37' 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"1003.08 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1003.05 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miwest0° 18' 46.9"21.53 misouth21.53 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° 32' 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"938.08 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth938.05 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.4"753.95 mieast0° 14' 08.6"16.22 misouth754.71 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 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekFri 11:50 AM867 km538 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
DarwinFri 11:50 AM1090 km677 miles588 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 11:50 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 11:20 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 12:20 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 1:20 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmEast-northeast ENE
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