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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 137° 25' 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"997.05 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 misouth997.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.7"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 Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 40° 27' 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"972.61 miwest0° 08' 04.7"9.26 misouth972.95 mi
24 hours11° 15' 36.5"753.80 mieast3° 33' 19.0"244.40 misouth797.73 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 PM523 km325 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 12:34 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM923 km574 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliTue 11:34 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 11:19 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
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