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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 154° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"980.78 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 misouth980.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.5"3.37 mieast0° 14' 23.6"16.50 misouth16.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 158° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.82 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.7"938.93 miwest0° 04' 59.6"5.73 minorth939.19 mi
24 hours14° 02' 08.7"915.31 mieast2° 32' 58.2"175.36 minorth938.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 11:24 AM955 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 11:24 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 12:24 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 12:24 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 11:24 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 12:24 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 12:24 PM1684 km1047 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 12:24 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 10:54 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sat 12:24 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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