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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 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' South
Longitude: 152° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 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"980.77 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.6"3.37 mieast0° 14' 23.4"16.50 misouth16.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 29' South
Longitude: 160° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.86 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.5"939.03 miwest0° 05' 00.9"5.75 minorth939.28 mi
24 hours14° 01' 47.0"914.99 mieast2° 33' 25.8"175.88 minorth938.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 11:34 AM747 km464 miles403 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 11:34 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:34 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:34 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sat 12:34 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 12:34 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast E
Canberra *Sat 12:34 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 11:04 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sat 12:34 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Sat 12:04 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouthwest SW
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