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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 104° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.76 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 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"983.42 miWest0° 00' 37.9"0.72 miSouth983.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.3"2.96 miEast0° 15' 01.2"17.22 miSouth17.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 123° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.55 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miSouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.25 miWest0° 01' 43.3"1.97 miSouth929.16 mi
24 hours15° 10' 18.8"981.44 miEast0° 02' 32.6"2.92 miNorth981.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementThu 11:46 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
BandungThu 11:46 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaThu 11:46 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:46 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
SemarangThu 11:46 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 11:46 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 11:46 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 12:46 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 11:46 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
PalembangThu 11:46 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth N

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