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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 = Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 157° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 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"964.00 miWest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 miSouth963.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 30.8"5.91 miEast0° 09' 26.1"10.82 miSouth12.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 5° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 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"938.31 miWest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 miSouth938.37 mi
24 hours11° 39' 36.5"753.97 miEast0° 52' 58.5"60.74 miSouth758.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 11:20 AM766 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 12:20 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Fri 12:20 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Fri 12:20 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 2:20 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmEast E

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