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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 19' South
Longitude: 116° 50' 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"985.01 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 misouth984.98 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' South
Longitude: 120° 20' 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' 29.7"939.15 miwest0° 05' 32.3"6.35 misouth938.90 mi
24 hours15° 09' 38.7"990.46 mieast1° 31' 16.9"104.66 misouth991.29 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 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmNorth N
MalangWed 10:56 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:56 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaWed 10:56 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SemarangWed 10:56 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:56 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmNortheast NE
MakassarWed 11:56 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
PerthWed 11:56 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmSouth S
BandungWed 10:56 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinWed 1:26 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
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