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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 = Friday, November 23, 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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 95° 37' 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"972.20 miWest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 miSouth972.17 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° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.57 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' 21.2"1003.32 miWest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 miNorth1003.27 mi
24 hours10° 39' 17.3"734.43 miEast4° 08' 59.4"285.17 miNorth785.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:24 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:24 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:24 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:24 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:24 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 1:24 PM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:24 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:24 AM2597 km1613 miles1402 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:24 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:24 PM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmNortheast NE

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