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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 21' South
Longitude: 128° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 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"966.21 miwest0° 00' 26.0"0.50 misouth966.19 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.3"5.58 mieast0° 10' 13.4"11.72 misouth12.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 56' North
Longitude: 57° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.8"944.31 miwest0° 03' 19.0"3.81 minorth944.15 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.3"755.59 mieast0° 53' 46.8"61.66 minorth755.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 12:44 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 12:44 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaWed 11:59 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmSouth S
DiliWed 12:14 PM1444 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 11:14 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Wed 1:44 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsWed 1:14 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarWed 11:14 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:14 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:14 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmNorthwest NW
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