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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 45' South
Longitude: 138° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.63 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 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"976.47 miwest0° 00' 33.7"0.64 misouth976.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 09' South
Longitude: 135° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 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"990.79 miwest0° 10' 50.7"12.42 minorth991.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 09.6"786.74 mieast4° 26' 59.0"305.80 minorth847.91 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 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekTue 12:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 12:02 PM621 km386 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 12:32 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinTue 12:02 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 12:32 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
EuclaTue 11:17 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Tue 1:02 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth S
BrisbaneTue 12:32 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 11:32 AM1834 km1140 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
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