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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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.12 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.4"964.01 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 misouth963.99 mi
24 hours0° 05' 30.7"5.91 mieast0° 09' 26.3"10.82 misouth12.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"938.29 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 misouth938.34 mi
24 hours11° 39' 39.2"754.00 mieast0° 52' 31.0"60.21 misouth758.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 12:08 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 11:08 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleFri 12:08 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:08 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 12:08 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Fri 12:08 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 2:08 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast E
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