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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 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 134° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.81 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"983.61 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.3"2.94 mieast0° 15' 02.7"17.25 misouth17.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 152° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 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' 52.1"929.71 miwest0° 02' 02.3"2.34 misouth929.61 mi
24 hours15° 11' 25.2"983.12 mieast0° 04' 58.1"5.70 misouth982.87 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 12:16 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsThu 12:16 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 12:16 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:46 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast E
DiliThu 11:46 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 11:31 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 12:46 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Thu 1:16 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraThu 11:46 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariThu 11:46 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
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