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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 157° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.8"965.17 miwest0° 00' 25.1"0.48 misouth965.14 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"5.74 mieast0° 09' 50.8"11.29 misouth12.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 17° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"938.73 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 minorth938.67 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.1"756.44 mieast0° 02' 48.9"3.23 minorth756.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneThu 11:18 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaThu 12:18 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 12:18 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 11:18 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 12:18 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 12:18 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 11:18 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 12:18 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 12:18 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Thu 2:18 PM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmEast E
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