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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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 95° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.5"972.27 miwest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 misouth972.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.65 mieast0° 12' 09.2"13.94 misouth14.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 143° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.3"1003.39 miwest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 minorth1003.33 mi
24 hours10° 39' 17.3"734.48 mieast4° 08' 58.4"285.17 minorth785.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:24 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 12:24 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:24 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:24 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:24 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 1:24 PM2503 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:24 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:24 AM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:24 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:24 PM2723 km1692 miles1471 nmNortheast NE
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