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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 16, 2012 at 2:46:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 134° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.0"982.08 miWest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 miSouth982.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.0"3.17 miEast0° 14' 42.8"16.87 miSouth17.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 167° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.1"929.71 miWest0° 01' 45.3"2.01 miNorth929.80 mi
24 hours345° 14' 21.9"954.73 miWest1° 22' 33.9"94.66 miNorth963.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 12:16 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 12:16 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 12:16 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 12:46 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmEast E
DiliFri 11:46 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaFri 11:31 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:46 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Fri 1:16 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 11:46 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariFri 11:46 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth N

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