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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 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 138° 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' 04.7"0.09 miwest0° 18' 46.9"21.52 misouth21.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 4° 28' 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"938.07 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 minorth938.04 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.1"753.93 mieast0° 14' 27.2"16.58 misouth754.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 11:58 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 12:28 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 11:58 AM881 km548 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 11:58 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:28 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
DiliFri 11:28 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 12:28 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaFri 11:13 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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