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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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' South, Longitude: 138° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.02 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"975.10 miwest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 misouth975.07 mi
24 hours0° 03' 54.0"4.23 mieast0° 12' 56.9"14.85 misouth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 123° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.1"1001.89 miwest0° 11' 19.8"12.98 minorth1002.11 mi
24 hours11° 01' 26.8"760.04 mieast4° 32' 30.8"312.09 minorth823.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaWed 12:32 PM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekWed 12:02 PM421 km262 miles228 nmWest W
Alice SpringsWed 12:02 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 12:32 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 12:02 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:32 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
EuclaWed 11:17 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Wed 1:02 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth S
BrisbaneWed 12:32 PM1723 km1070 miles930 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliWed 11:32 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
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