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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

UTC time = Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 145° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.2"966.20 miWest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 miSouth966.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.9"5.57 miEast0° 10' 14.6"11.74 miSouth13.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 39° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.44 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.2"944.67 miWest0° 03' 25.5"3.93 miNorth944.51 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.1"755.41 miEast0° 56' 27.9"64.74 miNorth755.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersWed 12:04 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth N
TownsvilleWed 12:04 PM247 km154 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsWed 12:04 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 12:04 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsWed 11:34 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:04 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth N
Sydney *Wed 1:04 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Wed 1:04 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth S
Adelaide *Wed 12:34 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Wed 1:04 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouth S

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