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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 27, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 10' South
Longitude: 143° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.61 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.13 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.7"967.43 miwest0° 00' 27.1"0.52 misouth967.41 mi
24 hours0° 05' 00.5"5.39 mieast0° 10' 38.6"12.20 misouth13.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 04' North
Longitude: 54° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"955.58 miwest0° 05' 29.9"6.30 minorth955.35 mi
24 hours11° 25' 07.9"751.10 mieast1° 48' 23.3"124.26 minorth757.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:14 PM546 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekTue 11:44 AM949 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 11:44 AM994 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneTue 12:14 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM1368 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Tue 12:44 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Tue 1:14 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 11:44 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Tue 1:14 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EuclaTue 10:59 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
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