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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 5:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 95° 15' 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"980.47 miWest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 miSouth980.44 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° 10' South, Longitude: 144° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 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' 13.6"941.21 miWest0° 05' 30.2"6.31 miNorth941.49 mi
24 hours13° 53' 23.0"907.63 miEast2° 43' 40.8"187.61 miNorth933.80 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 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 12:24 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:24 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 12:24 PM2299 km1429 miles1242 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:24 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 1:24 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthSat 1:24 PM2507 km1558 miles1353 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:24 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:24 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:24 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmSouthwest SW

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