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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 144° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.4"997.15 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 misouth997.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.5"0.84 mieast0° 17' 45.7"20.36 misouth20.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' North
Longitude: 47° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.4"972.39 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 misouth972.73 mi
24 hours11° 15' 39.7"753.69 mieast3° 32' 31.6"243.51 misouth797.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:04 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 11:34 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneTue 12:04 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 11:34 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 1:04 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Tue 12:34 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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