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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 119° 28' 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"980.64 miwest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 misouth980.61 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: 167° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.5"940.30 miwest0° 05' 18.0"6.08 minorth940.57 mi
24 hours346° 03' 02.1"910.80 miwest2° 39' 24.0"182.72 minorth935.84 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 AM167 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarSat 11:46 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 12:46 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 1:16 PM1420 km882 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSat 10:46 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSat 11:46 AM1473 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaSat 10:46 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:46 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 1:16 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaSat 12:31 PM1686 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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