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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:36:00 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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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: 137° 09' 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"983.55 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.52 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° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.75 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"929.69 miWest0° 02' 04.1"2.37 miSouth929.58 mi
24 hours15° 11' 30.8"983.20 miEast0° 05' 40.4"6.50 miSouth982.91 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 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:06 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 12:36 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
DarwinThu 12:06 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:36 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 11:36 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 11:21 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraThu 11:36 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Thu 1:06 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
BrisbaneThu 12:36 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSoutheast SE

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