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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 21' South
Longitude: 158° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.11 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.2"966.31 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth966.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.56 mieast0° 10' 15.4"11.76 misouth13.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 49' North
Longitude: 28° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.1"945.04 miwest0° 03' 30.0"4.01 minorth944.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 15.3"755.36 mieast0° 58' 18.2"66.85 minorth755.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaWed 12:14 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast E
BrisbaneWed 11:14 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 12:14 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraWed 12:14 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
CairnsWed 11:14 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Wed 12:14 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 11:14 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Wed 12:14 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Wed 2:14 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast E
Melbourne *Wed 12:14 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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