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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 28, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 145° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.09 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"966.27 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth966.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.9"5.57 mieast0° 10' 14.5"11.75 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: 40° 11' 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"944.73 miwest0° 03' 25.4"3.93 minorth944.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.6"755.46 mieast0° 56' 25.2"64.69 minorth755.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsWed 12:04 PM490 km304 miles265 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 12:04 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsWed 11:34 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:04 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth N
Sydney *Wed 1:04 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Wed 1:04 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Wed 12:34 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Wed 1:04 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 11:34 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 1:04 PM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
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