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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 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 101° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.75 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"983.48 miwest0° 00' 37.9"0.72 misouth983.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.4"2.96 mieast0° 15' 00.9"17.22 misouth17.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 121° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.53 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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"929.28 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 misouth929.19 mi
24 hours15° 10' 12.0"981.35 mieast0° 03' 14.7"3.72 minorth981.54 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 11:56 AM982 km610 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:56 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:56 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluThu 11:56 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
MalangThu 11:56 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 11:56 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 11:56 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 12:56 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 12:56 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
SingaporeThu 12:56 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth N
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