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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 = Wednesday, December 5, 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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' South, Longitude: 124° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.90 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.4"959.03 miWest0° 00' 18.6"0.36 miSouth959.01 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.3"6.71 miEast0° 07' 15.7"8.33 miSouth10.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' North, Longitude: 18° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"996.00 miWest0° 10' 28.4"12.00 miSouth996.28 mi
24 hours11° 03' 29.1"757.45 miEast4° 22' 36.8"300.76 miSouth818.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 1:04 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:19 PM1129 km701 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 1:04 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthWed 11:34 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:34 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:34 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 2:04 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 11:34 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:34 AM2075 km1289 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:34 PM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E

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