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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

UTC time = Friday, November 9, 2012 at 2:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 58' 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"992.55 miWest0° 00' 42.6"0.81 miSouth992.52 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.4"1.55 miEast0° 16' 55.2"19.39 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° 23' North, Longitude: 80° 44' 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"1003.28 miWest0° 11' 56.5"13.67 miSouth1003.45 mi
24 hours11° 47' 45.3"815.23 miEast4° 52' 25.8"334.87 miSouth881.75 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 11:38 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Fri 12:38 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 11:08 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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