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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 162° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"977.96 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth977.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.5"3.80 mieast0° 13' 41.9"15.71 misouth16.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 124° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.15 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.9"973.31 miwest0° 09' 37.4"11.03 minorth973.70 mi
24 hours12° 16' 32.3"825.64 mieast4° 05' 48.0"281.61 minorth878.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 11:56 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 11:56 AM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleMon 11:56 AM699 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraMon 11:56 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 10:56 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Mon 1:56 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast E
CairnsMon 10:56 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 11:56 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 10:56 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Mon 11:56 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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