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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 139° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.25 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.38 miwest0° 00' 13.2"0.25 misouth955.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.2"7.32 mieast0° 05' 03.0"5.79 misouth9.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 91° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.44 meters/second, 1556.8 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.5"967.13 miwest0° 09' 37.1"11.02 misouth966.84 mi
24 hours14° 00' 48.1"938.95 mieast3° 24' 42.3"234.61 misouth960.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaMon 12:34 PM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsMon 12:04 PM575 km357 miles310 nmWest W
Tennant CreekMon 12:04 PM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:34 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Mon 1:04 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouth S
EuclaMon 11:19 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 12:34 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Mon 1:34 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sydney *Mon 1:34 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE
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