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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 3:36:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 122° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"983.49 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"2.95 miEast0° 15' 02.2"17.24 miSouth17.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 140° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"929.47 miWest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 miSouth929.38 mi
24 hours15° 10' 59.4"982.41 miEast0° 01' 52.6"2.15 miSouth982.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeThu 11:36 AM67 km42 miles36 nmNorth N
KupangThu 11:36 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:36 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarThu 11:36 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 10:36 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 11:36 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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