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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 140° 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' 47.1"966.25 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth966.23 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.0"5.57 mieast0° 10' 14.2"11.74 misouth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 45° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"944.61 miwest0° 03' 23.6"3.89 minorth944.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 40.7"755.50 mieast0° 55' 40.1"63.83 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
Mount IsaWed 12:24 PM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekWed 11:54 AM707 km439 miles381 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsWed 12:24 PM723 km449 miles391 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 11:54 AM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneWed 12:24 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 11:54 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:24 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Wed 12:54 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth S
EuclaWed 11:09 AM1641 km1019 miles886 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Wed 1:24 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
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