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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 158° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1001.68 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.0"0.13 mieast0° 18' 32.9"21.26 misouth21.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 26° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"939.36 miwest0° 01' 41.0"1.93 misouth939.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 34.8"751.45 mieast1° 06' 39.7"76.43 misouth758.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSat 12:08 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 12:08 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 12:08 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:08 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSat 11:08 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:08 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 11:08 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:08 PM1855 km1153 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 2:08 PM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmEast-southeast ESE
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