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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 22' South
Longitude: 137° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.8"995.61 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth995.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.7"1.08 mieast0° 17' 28.9"20.04 misouth20.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 03' North
Longitude: 51° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"986.62 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 misouth986.96 mi
24 hours11° 16' 43.0"765.81 mieast4° 09' 05.2"285.33 misouth821.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinWed 12:04 PM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsWed 12:04 PM882 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 12:34 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 12:34 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 11:34 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 11:34 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 11:34 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 11:19 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneWed 12:34 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Wed 1:04 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth S
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