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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 02:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 144° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.27 meters/second, 1574.2 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"977.89 miwest0° 00' 34.6"0.66 misouth977.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.1"3.81 mieast0° 13' 40.8"15.69 misouth16.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' South, Longitude: 141° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.54 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.2"974.19 miwest0° 09' 41.8"11.11 minorth974.58 mi
24 hours12° 14' 11.9"823.66 mieast4° 07' 09.5"283.16 minorth876.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleMon 12:06 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E
CairnsMon 12:06 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 12:06 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 11:36 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneMon 12:06 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinMon 11:36 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Mon 1:06 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Mon 1:06 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Mon 12:36 PM1807 km1123 miles975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 11:06 AM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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