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Day and Night World Map

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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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 49' South
Longitude: 116° 56' 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"982.08 miwest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 misouth982.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.6"3.18 mieast0° 14' 41.7"16.85 misouth17.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 44' South
Longitude: 150° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.5"930.05 miwest0° 01' 56.2"2.22 minorth930.15 mi
24 hours14° 43' 43.6"952.97 mieast1° 26' 36.5"99.30 minorth962.53 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 11:56 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 11:56 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth N
MalangFri 10:56 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 10:56 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaFri 10:56 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:56 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmSouth S
DiliFri 12:56 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 11:56 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 1:26 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 10:56 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW
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