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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 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 156° 53' 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"964.07 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 misouth964.04 mi
24 hours0° 05' 30.8"5.91 mieast0° 09' 26.0"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: 6° 15' 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"938.38 miwest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 misouth938.43 mi
24 hours11° 39' 36.1"754.02 mieast0° 53' 01.1"60.79 misouth758.63 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 AM751 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 12:20 PM989 km615 miles534 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:20 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 11:20 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 12:20 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Fri 12:20 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Fri 12:20 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 2:20 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast E
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