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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 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 135° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.08 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 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"966.23 miwest0° 00' 26.1"0.50 misouth966.21 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.2"5.57 mieast0° 10' 13.8"11.73 misouth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 50° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.33 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 09.2"944.47 miwest0° 03' 21.6"3.85 minorth944.32 mi
24 hours11° 36' 48.6"755.54 mieast0° 54' 50.2"62.88 minorth755.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinWed 12:16 PM1089 km676 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 12:46 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaWed 11:31 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliWed 11:46 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneWed 12:46 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-southeast ESE
Melbourne *Wed 1:46 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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