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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 155° 54' 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"1001.60 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.57 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.1"0.13 mieast0° 18' 32.9"21.25 misouth21.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 23° 55' 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"939.33 miwest0° 01' 42.0"1.95 misouth939.42 mi
24 hours11° 36' 32.2"751.38 mieast1° 07' 04.5"76.90 misouth758.00 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 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNortheast NE
GizoSat 12:20 PM784 km487 miles424 nmNorth N
ArawaSat 11:20 AM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:20 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:20 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:20 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sat 12:20 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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