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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 areas 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 3:56:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 117° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 439.78 meters/second, 1583.2 kilometres/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"983.47 miWest0° 00' 38.0"0.73 miSouth983.44 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° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 415.62 meters/second, 1496.2 kilometres/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"929.40 miWest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 miSouth929.31 mi
24 hours15° 10' 48.3"982.14 miEast0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miSouth982.11 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaThu 11:56 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
Port HedlandThu 11:56 AM244 km151 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 11:56 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth N
MalangThu 10:56 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:56 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaThu 10:56 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:56 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 11:56 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouth S
MakassarThu 11:56 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 1:26 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmEast-northeast ENE

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