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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

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:54:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 147° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"998.59 miWest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 miSouth998.56 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.7"0.60 miEast0° 18' 01.8"20.66 miSouth20.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' North, Longitude: 38° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.45 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.2"958.15 miWest0° 06' 07.6"7.02 miSouth958.45 mi
24 hours11° 20' 59.0"748.79 miEast2° 49' 26.1"194.17 miSouth778.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 11:54 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 11:54 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
LaeMon 11:54 AM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 11:54 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 12:54 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 10:54 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 11:24 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:24 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 12:54 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth S
Canberra *Mon 12:54 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmSouth S

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