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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 2:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 140° 15' 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"980.65 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.69 miSouth980.62 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° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 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' 58.5"939.43 miWest0° 05' 07.3"5.87 miNorth939.69 mi
24 hours14° 00' 00.4"913.38 miEast2° 35' 39.5"178.42 miNorth937.46 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 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount IsaSat 12:24 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 12:24 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekSat 11:54 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 11:54 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 11:54 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 12:24 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 12:24 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Sat 12:54 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 11:09 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW

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