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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 1:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 152° 45' 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"980.70 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miSouth980.67 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 Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 160° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.86 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.4"938.95 miWest0° 05' 00.7"5.75 miNorth939.21 mi
24 hours14° 01' 49.5"914.96 miEast2° 33' 22.6"175.81 miNorth938.46 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 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 11:34 AM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:34 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:34 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sat 12:34 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 12:34 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast E
Canberra *Sat 12:34 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 11:04 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sat 12:34 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Sat 12:04 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSouthwest SW

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