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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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 148° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.44 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.9"973.72 miwest0° 00' 31.9"0.61 misouth973.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.1"4.42 mieast0° 12' 35.2"14.43 misouth15.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 102° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.87 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.3"1006.27 miwest0° 11' 18.5"12.95 minorth1006.36 mi
24 hours10° 44' 49.6"743.38 mieast4° 27' 04.4"305.84 minorth803.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandThu 11:52 AM60 km37 miles32 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayThu 11:52 AM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TownsvilleThu 11:52 AM212 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
Charters TowersThu 11:52 AM239 km148 miles129 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:52 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 11:52 AM927 km576 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:52 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth N
Sydney *Thu 12:52 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsThu 11:22 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Thu 12:52 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth S
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