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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 137° 26' 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"995.54 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 misouth995.51 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 Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 51° 43' 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"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"986.55 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 misouth986.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 42.9"765.74 mieast4° 09' 03.8"285.28 misouth821.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 12:04 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 12:04 PM831 km516 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsWed 12:34 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 12:04 PM894 km555 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:34 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 11:34 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 11:34 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 11:34 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 11:19 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneWed 12:34 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmSoutheast SE
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