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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 = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 3:56:00 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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 117° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.44 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"984.95 miWest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 miSouth984.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.5"2.73 miEast0° 15' 21.6"17.61 miSouth17.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 120° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.95 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.66 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.8"939.09 miWest0° 05' 32.5"6.35 miSouth938.85 mi
24 hours15° 09' 38.0"990.38 miEast1° 31' 20.9"104.73 miSouth991.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarWed 11:56 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth N
MalangWed 10:56 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:56 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaWed 10:56 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:56 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNortheast NE
SemarangWed 10:56 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:56 AM1479 km919 miles798 nmNorth N
PerthWed 11:56 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 1:26 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 10:56 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorthwest NW

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