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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:26:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 124° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.3 kilometres/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"983.50 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.7"2.95 miEast0° 15' 02.3"17.24 miSouth17.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 142° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 415.66 meters/second, 1496.4 kilometres/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.51 miWest0° 01' 56.1"2.22 miSouth929.41 mi
24 hours15° 11' 04.8"982.54 miEast0° 02' 30.4"2.88 miSouth982.41 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangThu 11:26 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 12:56 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 12:56 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast E
DiliThu 12:26 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 12:56 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarThu 11:26 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:11 PM1514 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarThu 11:26 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 11:26 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangThu 10:26 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNorthwest NW

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