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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 17' South, Longitude: 123° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.8"959.98 miwest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 misouth959.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 08.9"6.56 mieast0° 07' 41.9"8.83 misouth11.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' North, Longitude: 6° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.93 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.7"984.01 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 misouth984.34 mi
24 hours11° 01' 26.3"746.13 mieast3° 56' 09.0"270.52 misouth798.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsTue 1:04 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast E
EuclaTue 12:19 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 1:04 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmNortheast NE
PerthTue 11:34 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 12:34 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 11:34 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 11:34 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangTue 10:34 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Tue 2:04 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaTue 10:34 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorthwest NW
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