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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3:36:00 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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.14 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.0"982.03 miWest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 miSouth982.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.3"3.17 miEast0° 14' 42.1"16.85 miSouth17.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 155° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.6"929.90 miWest0° 01' 53.0"2.16 miNorth930.00 mi
24 hours14° 44' 18.0"953.45 miEast1° 25' 24.6"97.92 miNorth962.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeFri 11:36 AM94 km59 miles51 nmNorth N
KupangFri 11:36 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 1:06 PM1162 km722 miles628 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:36 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 1:06 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarFri 11:36 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 11:36 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 12:21 PM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalangFri 10:36 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorthwest NW
PerthFri 11:36 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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