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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 2:46:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 135° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 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"965.03 miWest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 miSouth965.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.4"5.75 miEast0° 09' 49.3"11.26 miSouth12.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 38° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 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' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"938.47 miWest0° 01' 05.6"1.26 miNorth938.41 mi
24 hours11° 41' 43.4"756.34 miEast0° 00' 33.9"0.65 miSouth756.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 12:16 PM253 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 12:16 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 12:16 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:46 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 11:31 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 1:16 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmSouth S
DiliThu 11:46 AM1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:46 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:46 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Thu 1:46 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmSoutheast SE

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