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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:06:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 159° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.67 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.28 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.0"976.49 miWest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 miSouth976.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.4"4.01 miEast0° 13' 20.2"15.29 miSouth15.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' South, Longitude: 114° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.50 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"989.86 miWest0° 10' 47.7"12.37 miNorth990.19 mi
24 hours11° 33' 22.3"788.61 miEast4° 26' 14.2"304.92 miNorth849.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaTue 12:06 PM735 km456 miles397 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleTue 12:06 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaTue 12:06 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 11:06 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraTue 12:06 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 11:06 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 11:06 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 12:06 PM1786 km1110 miles965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Tue 2:06 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast E
Canberra *Tue 12:06 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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