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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: 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 PM1017 km632 miles549 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 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 11:34 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangTue 10:34 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Tue 2:04 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaTue 10:34 AM2058 km1278 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
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