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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' South, Longitude: 123° 53' 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"959.09 miwest0° 00' 18.6"0.36 misouth959.07 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.3"6.71 mieast0° 07' 15.6"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: 17° 58' 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"996.08 miwest0° 10' 28.5"12.00 misouth996.36 mi
24 hours11° 03' 29.4"757.51 mieast4° 22' 38.0"300.80 misouth818.13 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 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:19 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 11:34 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:04 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 12:34 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:34 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:34 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 10:34 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Wed 2:04 PM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaWed 10:34 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
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