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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 96° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 438.45 meters/second, 1578.4 kilometres/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 52.4"980.48 miWest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 miSouth980.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.5"3.41 miEast0° 14' 20.1"16.44 miSouth16.78 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 145° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.0 kilometres/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.2"941.17 miWest0° 05' 29.7"6.30 miNorth941.45 mi
24 hours13° 53' 31.9"907.76 miEast2° 43' 30.3"187.41 miNorth933.88 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 11:50 AM773 km481 miles418 nm N
BengkuluSat 12:20 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nm NNE
BandungSat 12:20 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nm NE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nm NE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nm NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nm ENE
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nm NNE
PerthSat 1:20 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nm SE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2531 km1573 miles1366 nm NNE
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nm NE