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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 119° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 kilometres/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.0"982.02 miWest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 miSouth981.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.5"3.17 miEast0° 14' 41.9"16.85 miSouth17.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 153° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.0 kilometres/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 22.3"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.1"929.94 miWest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 miNorth930.04 mi
24 hours14° 44' 01.7"953.19 miEast1° 25' 58.7"98.57 miNorth962.65 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
Port HedlandFri 11:46 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 12:46 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinFri 1:16 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangFri 10:46 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 10:46 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:46 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM1514 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaFri 12:31 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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