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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 136° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"983.62 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.59 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.1"2.94 mieast0° 15' 03.0"17.25 misouth17.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 154° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.2"929.75 miwest0° 02' 03.8"2.37 misouth929.64 mi
24 hours15° 11' 30.3"983.25 mieast0° 05' 36.1"6.42 misouth982.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 12:06 PM308 km191 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:06 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 12:06 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 12:36 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:36 PM1501 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 11:36 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 11:21 AM1660 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraThu 11:36 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Thu 1:06 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
BrisbaneThu 12:36 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSoutheast SE
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