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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 = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:34:00 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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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: 124° 04' 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"959.91 miWest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 miSouth959.89 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: 7° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.93 meters/second, 1583.7 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"983.93 miWest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 miSouth984.26 mi
24 hours11° 01' 26.5"746.07 miEast3° 56' 07.5"270.48 miSouth798.10 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 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
EuclaTue 12:19 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 1:04 PM1303 km810 miles703 nmNortheast NE
PerthTue 11:34 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 12:34 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 11:34 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 11:34 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Tue 2:04 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaTue 10:34 AM2058 km1278 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 1:34 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmEast E

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