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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 08' South
Longitude: 155° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 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"1001.67 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.1"0.13 mieast0° 18' 32.9"21.26 misouth21.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 41' North
Longitude: 23° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.06 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' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"939.40 miwest0° 01' 42.2"1.95 misouth939.49 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.9"751.43 mieast1° 07' 06.9"76.95 misouth758.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM788 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 11:20 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:20 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth S
YarenSat 1:20 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sat 12:20 PM2121 km1318 miles1146 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 10:20 AM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmNorthwest NW
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