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Day and Night World Map

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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 46' South
Longitude: 142° 08' 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"998.64 miwest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 misouth998.61 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.9"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' North
Longitude: 33° 41' 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"958.42 miwest0° 06' 09.4"7.06 misouth958.71 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.5"748.87 mieast2° 50' 06.3"194.96 misouth779.15 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 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:14 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsMon 11:44 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:44 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:14 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:14 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 11:14 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:14 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraMon 1:14 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Mon 12:44 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth S
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