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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 05:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 94° 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"980.54 miwest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 misouth980.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.5"3.41 mieast0° 14' 20.0"16.43 misouth16.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 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' 13.7"941.28 miwest0° 05' 30.3"6.31 minorth941.57 mi
24 hours13° 53' 20.6"907.66 mieast2° 43' 43.7"187.68 minorth933.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:24 PM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 12:24 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:24 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 12:24 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:24 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 1:24 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthSat 1:24 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:24 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:24 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:24 AM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmSouthwest SW
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