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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 2:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 142° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 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"998.57 miWest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 miSouth998.54 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 33° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 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' 28.6"958.34 miWest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 miSouth958.63 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.9"748.82 miEast2° 50' 04.1"194.90 miSouth779.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:14 PM382 km238 miles207 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:14 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 11:44 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsMon 11:44 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:44 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:14 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:14 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 11:14 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:14 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraMon 1:14 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE

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