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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 155° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.91 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"979.35 miwest0° 00' 35.4"0.68 misouth979.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.7"3.59 mieast0° 14' 02.7"16.10 misouth16.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' South, Longitude: 144° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.5"955.18 miwest0° 07' 43.9"8.86 minorth955.55 mi
24 hours13° 07' 41.6"868.77 mieast3° 29' 18.4"239.87 minorth908.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSun 11:24 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 11:24 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 12:24 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 12:24 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 11:24 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 12:24 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast E
Sydney *Sun 12:24 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sun 12:24 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSun 10:54 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sun 12:24 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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