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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 117° 12' 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"982.01 miWest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 miSouth981.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.6"3.18 miEast0° 14' 41.9"16.85 miSouth17.14 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 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"15.50 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.4"929.98 miWest0° 01' 56.0"2.22 miNorth930.08 mi
24 hours14° 43' 45.5"952.93 miEast1° 26' 32.6"99.22 miNorth962.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaFri 11:56 AM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth S
Port HedlandFri 11:56 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 11:56 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmNorth N
MalangFri 10:56 AM1297 km806 miles701 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 10:56 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaFri 10:56 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 12:56 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 11:56 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth S
MakassarFri 11:56 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 1:26 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast-northeast ENE

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