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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 153° 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"1001.59 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.56 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 Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 21° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 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' 52.6"939.36 miwest0° 01' 42.8"1.97 misouth939.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 30.3"751.36 mieast1° 07' 22.6"77.25 misouth758.03 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 PM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:28 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:28 PM912 km567 miles493 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySat 11:28 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaSat 11:28 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 11:28 AM1369 km850 miles739 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 12:28 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 10:28 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:28 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmSouth S
YarenSat 1:28 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
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