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Day and Night World Map

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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, December 22, 2011 at 05:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 97° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.2"951.77 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.77 mi
24 hours0° 07' 29.0"7.92 mieast0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 60° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.15 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.7"930.62 miwest0° 05' 29.8"6.30 misouth930.35 mi
24 hours14° 39' 56.8"948.06 mieast1° 30' 11.2"103.43 misouth948.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 1:28 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungThu 12:28 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:28 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:28 PM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:28 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarThu 1:28 PM2516 km1563 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 1:28 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:28 PM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:28 PM2978 km1850 miles1608 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 1:28 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
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