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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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 41' South
Longitude: 159° 53' 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"964.07 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 misouth964.05 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 50' North
Longitude: 3° 20' 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"938.35 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 misouth938.41 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.9"754.05 mieast0° 52' 33.5"60.27 misouth758.61 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 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 11:08 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:08 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 12:08 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Fri 12:08 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:08 AM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 2:08 PM1979 km1230 miles1068 nmEast E
Auckland *Fri 2:08 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmSoutheast SE
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