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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 89° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.73 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 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' 53.7"983.43 miwest0° 00' 37.9"0.72 misouth983.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.8"2.97 mieast0° 15' 00.4"17.20 misouth17.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' South, Longitude: 109° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.47 meters/second, 1495.7 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.1"929.13 miwest0° 01' 33.5"1.79 misouth929.05 mi
24 hours15° 09' 40.1"980.63 mieast0° 06' 23.8"7.34 minorth981.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:46 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaThu 12:46 PM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 12:46 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:46 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeThu 1:46 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:46 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:46 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 1:46 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:16 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 1:46 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmSoutheast SE
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