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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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' South
Longitude: 95° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.8"973.59 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 misouth973.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.8"4.45 mieast0° 12' 32.0"14.37 misouth15.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 154° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.92 meters/second, 1619.7 km/hour, 1006.4 miles/hour or 874.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.2"1006.45 miwest0° 11' 16.1"12.90 minorth1006.52 mi
24 hours10° 43' 17.9"741.66 mieast4° 25' 24.9"303.97 minorth800.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluThu 12:24 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 12:24 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:24 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 12:24 PM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 1:24 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 1:24 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 1:24 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:24 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurThu 1:24 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:24 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
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