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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 4:46:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 104° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.11 meters/second, 1580.8 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"981.96 miWest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 miSouth981.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.0"3.18 miEast0° 14' 41.2"16.84 miSouth17.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 138° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.51 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 30.0"930.19 miWest0° 02' 03.6"2.36 miNorth930.30 mi
24 hours14° 42' 23.4"951.62 miEast1° 29' 22.1"102.46 miNorth961.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementFri 11:46 AM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
BandungFri 11:46 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaFri 11:46 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 11:46 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
SemarangFri 11:46 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 11:46 AM1475 km917 miles796 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 11:46 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 12:46 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 11:46 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
PalembangFri 11:46 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNorth N

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