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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1:14:00 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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 157° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"980.72 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.4"3.37 miEast0° 14' 23.6"16.50 miSouth16.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 155° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.78 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.65 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.7"938.76 miWest0° 04' 58.1"5.70 miNorth939.02 mi
24 hours14° 02' 33.0"915.60 miEast2° 32' 27.5"174.76 miNorth938.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 12:14 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:14 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 12:14 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 12:14 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmEast E
CairnsSat 11:14 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:14 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:14 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 12:14 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:14 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:14 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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