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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° 16' 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"16.24 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.9"973.79 miwest0° 00' 31.9"0.61 misouth973.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.1"4.42 mieast0° 12' 35.2"14.43 misouth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 102° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.88 meters/second, 1619.6 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"1006.35 miwest0° 11' 18.5"12.95 minorth1006.44 mi
24 hours10° 44' 49.1"743.42 mieast4° 27' 03.8"305.85 minorth803.32 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 AM86 km54 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayThu 11:52 AM143 km89 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
TownsvilleThu 11:52 AM187 km116 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 11:52 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 11:52 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:52 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 11:22 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Thu 12:52 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 12:52 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 12:52 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
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