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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 144° 38' 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"998.65 miwest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 misouth998.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.8"0.61 mieast0° 18' 01.6"20.66 misouth20.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 36° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.3"958.32 miwest0° 06' 08.5"7.04 misouth958.62 mi
24 hours11° 20' 55.6"748.86 mieast2° 49' 47.1"194.59 misouth779.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:04 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 12:04 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 11:34 AM1429 km888 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 11:04 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 11:34 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 12:04 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 1:04 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 11:04 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 1:04 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Mon 12:34 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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