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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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 116° 53' 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"983.54 miwest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 misouth983.51 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 135° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.62 meters/second, 1496.2 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' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.47 miwest0° 01' 51.0"2.12 misouth929.37 mi
24 hours15° 10' 47.6"982.19 mieast0° 00' 32.4"0.62 misouth982.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaThu 11:56 AM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
DenpasarThu 11:56 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmNorth N
MalangThu 10:56 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:56 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaThu 10:56 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:56 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 11:56 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouth S
MakassarThu 11:56 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
BandungThu 10:56 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 1:26 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
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