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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

UTC time = Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' 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"965.06 miWest0° 00' 25.1"0.48 miSouth965.03 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° 44' 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"938.54 miWest0° 01' 08.7"1.31 miNorth938.48 mi
24 hours11° 41' 41.6"756.36 miEast0° 00' 40.8"0.78 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
LongreachThu 12:14 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsThu 12:14 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekThu 11:44 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 11:44 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 12:14 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 12:14 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 1:14 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Thu 12:44 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Thu 1:14 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 11:44 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorthwest NW

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