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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 138° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.63 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.0"976.40 miwest0° 00' 33.7"0.64 misouth976.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.1"4.02 mieast0° 13' 18.9"15.27 misouth15.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 134° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.93 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"990.71 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 minorth991.03 mi
24 hours11° 31' 11.2"786.71 mieast4° 26' 58.4"305.77 minorth847.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaTue 12:32 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekTue 12:02 PM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 12:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 12:32 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinTue 12:02 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 12:32 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
EuclaTue 11:17 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Tue 1:02 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth S
BrisbaneTue 12:32 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 11:32 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorthwest NW
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