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Day and Night World Map

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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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 05' South
Longitude: 95° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.45 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 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' 52.4"980.55 miwest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 misouth980.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.5"3.41 mieast0° 14' 20.1"16.44 misouth16.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 10' South
Longitude: 145° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 13.4"941.24 miwest0° 05' 29.8"6.30 minorth941.52 mi
24 hours13° 53' 29.5"907.79 mieast2° 43' 33.2"187.48 minorth933.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:20 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 12:20 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:20 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouthwest SW
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