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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:16:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 157° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.29 meters/second, 1574.2 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"977.87 miWest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 miSouth977.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.7"3.80 miEast0° 13' 41.7"15.70 miSouth16.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' South, Longitude: 128° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.23 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.5"973.48 miWest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 miNorth973.87 mi
24 hours12° 15' 54.3"825.05 miEast4° 06' 10.2"282.01 miNorth877.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneMon 11:16 AM986 km613 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaMon 12:16 PM994 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 12:16 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaMon 12:16 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmEast E
CairnsMon 11:16 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 11:16 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 12:16 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 12:16 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 2:16 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast E
YarenMon 1:16 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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