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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 149° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.84 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"983.67 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.8"2.93 mieast0° 15' 03.7"17.27 misouth17.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 166° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.5"929.94 miwest0° 02' 11.7"2.52 misouth929.83 mi
24 hours344° 48' 05.8"983.88 miwest0° 08' 46.2"10.06 misouth983.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandThu 11:46 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 11:46 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyThu 11:46 AM1034 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:46 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:46 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Thu 12:46 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsThu 11:16 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Thu 12:46 PM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 12:46 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
JayapuraThu 10:46 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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