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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 08' South
Longitude: 153° 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"1001.66 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.1"0.13 mieast0° 18' 32.8"21.25 misouth21.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 41' North
Longitude: 21° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 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' 52.6"939.42 miwest0° 01' 43.0"1.97 misouth939.51 mi
24 hours11° 36' 30.1"751.41 mieast1° 07' 25.0"77.30 misouth758.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 12:28 PM854 km530 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:28 AM862 km536 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:28 PM934 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySat 11:28 AM940 km584 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaSat 11:28 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 11:28 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 12:28 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 10:28 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:28 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth S
YarenSat 1:28 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
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