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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 137° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1604.9 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' 58.2"997.12 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 misouth997.09 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.8"0.85 mieast0° 17' 45.4"20.35 misouth20.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 36' North
Longitude: 40° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.89 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 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' 46.6"972.69 miwest0° 08' 04.9"9.26 misouth973.03 mi
24 hours11° 15' 36.5"753.86 mieast3° 33' 20.9"244.45 misouth797.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekTue 12:04 PM505 km314 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM912 km567 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsTue 12:34 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliTue 11:34 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 11:19 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmSoutheast SE
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