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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 = Thursday, November 22, 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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' South, Longitude: 95° 33' 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"973.52 miWest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 miSouth973.49 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 Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 154° 02' 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 miNorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.2"1006.38 miWest0° 11' 16.1"12.90 miNorth1006.45 mi
24 hours10° 43' 18.4"741.62 miEast4° 25' 25.5"303.96 miNorth800.64 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 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 12:24 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:24 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 12:24 PM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 1:24 PM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 1:24 PM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 1:24 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:24 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurThu 1:24 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:24 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmNortheast NE

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