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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 3:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 119° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.78 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"983.48 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"2.95 miEast0° 15' 01.9"17.23 miSouth17.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 138° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.63 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 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"929.44 miWest0° 01' 52.9"2.16 miSouth929.34 mi
24 hours15° 10' 53.9"982.27 miEast0° 01' 14.5"1.43 miSouth982.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandThu 11:46 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1197 km744 miles647 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:46 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangThu 10:46 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:46 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
PerthThu 11:46 AM1531 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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