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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 = Saturday, November 17, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 119° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.49 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"980.57 miWest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 miSouth980.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.7"3.39 miEast0° 14' 21.4"16.46 miSouth16.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' South, Longitude: 168° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.67 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.4"940.22 miWest0° 05' 17.8"6.07 miNorth940.50 mi
24 hours346° 02' 59.6"910.77 miWest2° 39' 21.1"182.65 miNorth935.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSat 11:46 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarSat 11:46 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 12:46 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 1:16 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSat 10:46 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSat 11:46 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaSat 10:46 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:46 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 1:16 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaSat 12:31 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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