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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 143° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"992.62 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.81 misouth992.59 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.4"1.55 mieast0° 16' 55.2"19.40 misouth19.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 80° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"1003.35 miwest0° 11' 56.5"13.68 misouth1003.52 mi
24 hours11° 47' 46.6"815.32 mieast4° 52' 26.2"334.90 misouth881.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 12:08 PM223 km139 miles120 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinFri 11:38 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Fri 12:38 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 11:08 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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