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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 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 119° 23' 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"983.55 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.52 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: 137° 53' 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"929.50 miwest0° 01' 52.7"2.15 misouth929.41 mi
24 hours15° 10' 53.3"982.33 mieast0° 01' 10.3"1.35 misouth982.26 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 AM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1184 km735 miles639 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:46 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 10:46 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:46 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth N
PerthThu 11:46 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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