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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 139° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.53 meters/second, 1578.7 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.4 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"980.72 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.69 misouth980.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.0"3.38 mieast0° 14' 22.7"16.48 misouth16.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 172° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.08 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.6"939.50 miwest0° 05' 07.4"5.87 minorth939.77 mi
24 hours13° 59' 57.9"913.41 mieast2° 35' 42.5"178.49 minorth937.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 12:24 PM192 km119 miles104 nmNortheast NE
Mount IsaSat 12:24 PM192 km119 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tennant CreekSat 11:54 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W
CairnsSat 12:24 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSat 11:54 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 11:54 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 12:24 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 12:24 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Sat 12:54 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 11:09 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouthwest SW
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