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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 01:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 159° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.29 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"977.88 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth977.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.7"3.80 mieast0° 13' 41.7"15.70 misouth16.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' South, Longitude: 126° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.20 meters/second, 1566.7 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 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 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.6"973.36 miwest0° 09' 38.0"11.04 minorth973.75 mi
24 hours12° 16' 14.5"825.33 mieast4° 05' 58.5"281.79 minorth878.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaMon 12:06 PM751 km467 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleMon 12:06 PM894 km556 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 12:06 PM914 km568 miles494 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 12:06 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 11:06 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 11:06 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 11:06 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 12:06 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 2:06 PM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmEast E
Canberra *Mon 12:06 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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