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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 143° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.8"965.12 miwest0° 00' 25.1"0.48 misouth965.10 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.1"5.74 mieast0° 09' 49.9"11.27 misouth12.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 30° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"938.60 miwest0° 01' 08.7"1.31 minorth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 41' 41.8"756.41 mieast0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth756.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachThu 12:14 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsThu 12:14 PM571 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekThu 11:44 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 11:44 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 12:14 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 12:14 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Thu 12:44 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Thu 1:14 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 1:14 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 11:44 AM1662 km1032 miles897 nmNorthwest NW
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