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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' South
Longitude: 157° 28' 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"980.79 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.76 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 31' South
Longitude: 155° 43' 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' 52.8"938.84 miwest0° 04' 58.2"5.70 minorth939.09 mi
24 hours14° 02' 30.5"915.62 mieast2° 32' 30.6"174.83 minorth938.91 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 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:14 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 12:14 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 12:14 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast E
CairnsSat 11:14 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:14 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:14 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 12:14 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:14 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:14 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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