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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 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 08' 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"998.64 miwest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 misouth998.61 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 34° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.52 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 28.5"958.38 miwest0° 06' 09.0"7.05 misouth958.67 mi
24 hours11° 20' 53.7"748.87 mieast2° 49' 58.7"194.81 misouth779.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:10 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 11:40 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:40 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:10 PM1651 km1026 miles892 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 1:10 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliMon 11:10 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Mon 1:10 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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