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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 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 128° 30' 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"966.15 miwest0° 00' 26.0"0.50 misouth966.12 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.3"5.57 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 Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 56° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.26 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"944.25 miwest0° 03' 19.1"3.81 minorth944.09 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.0"755.54 mieast0° 53' 49.3"61.71 minorth755.89 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 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekWed 12:44 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 12:44 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaWed 11:59 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmSouth S
DiliWed 12:14 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 11:14 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Wed 1:44 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsWed 1:14 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarWed 11:14 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:14 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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