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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 01:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 157° 05' 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"977.94 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth977.91 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: 129° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.7 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' 20.6"973.57 miwest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 minorth973.95 mi
24 hours12° 15' 52.1"825.07 mieast4° 06' 11.4"282.05 minorth877.95 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 AM973 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaMon 12:16 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 12:16 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaMon 12:16 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast E
CairnsMon 11:16 AM1229 km764 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 11:16 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 12:16 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 12:16 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 2:16 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmEast E
Melbourne *Mon 12:16 PM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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