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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 159° 38' 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"976.55 miwest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 misouth976.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.4"4.01 mieast0° 13' 20.1"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° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 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' 20.1"989.94 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.37 minorth990.27 mi
24 hours11° 33' 20.5"788.64 mieast4° 26' 14.7"304.96 minorth849.52 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 PM762 km473 miles411 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleTue 12:06 PM927 km576 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaTue 12:06 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 11:06 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraTue 12:06 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 11:06 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 11:06 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 12:06 PM1773 km1102 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Tue 2:06 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmEast E
Canberra *Tue 12:06 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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