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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 119° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 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"982.09 miwest0° 00' 37.1"0.71 misouth982.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.5"3.18 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° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.1 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"0.04 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.1"930.01 miwest0° 01' 54.7"2.19 minorth930.11 mi
24 hours14° 43' 59.9"953.23 mieast1° 26' 02.4"98.65 minorth962.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandFri 11:46 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 12:46 PM1316 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 10:46 AM1399 km869 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 1:16 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaFri 10:46 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:46 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaFri 12:31 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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