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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 56' South
Longitude: 138° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.81 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"992.60 miwest0° 00' 42.5"0.81 misouth992.57 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.5"1.56 mieast0° 16' 55.1"19.39 misouth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 18' North
Longitude: 75° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.0"1003.39 miwest0° 11' 57.1"13.69 misouth1003.55 mi
24 hours11° 48' 09.1"815.79 mieast4° 52' 34.4"335.06 misouth882.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 12:28 PM755 km469 miles408 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 11:58 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 11:58 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:28 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth N
DiliFri 11:28 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 12:28 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaFri 11:13 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Fri 12:58 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth S
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