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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 49' South
Longitude: 121° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.14 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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"982.10 miwest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 misouth982.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.3"3.17 mieast0° 14' 42.1"16.85 misouth17.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 45' South
Longitude: 155° 28' 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' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.6"929.97 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 minorth930.07 mi
24 hours14° 44' 16.1"953.49 mieast1° 25' 28.4"98.00 minorth962.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeFri 11:36 AM100 km62 miles54 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangFri 11:36 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 1:06 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:36 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:36 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 1:06 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarFri 11:36 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
MalangFri 10:36 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
PerthFri 11:36 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:21 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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