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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

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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: 121° 53' 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"983.56 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"2.95 mieast0° 15' 02.0"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° 17' 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"929.53 miwest0° 01' 54.3"2.18 misouth929.44 mi
24 hours15° 10' 58.7"982.46 mieast0° 01' 48.2"2.07 misouth982.37 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 AM76 km47 miles41 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangThu 11:36 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:36 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarThu 11:36 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth N
MalangThu 10:36 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaThu 10:36 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorthwest NW
PerthThu 11:36 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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