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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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' South, Longitude: 124° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"958.25 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.34 misouth958.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.4"6.85 mieast0° 06' 49.3"7.83 misouth10.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 29° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"1003.51 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 misouth1003.69 mi
24 hours11° 16' 20.0"778.20 mieast4° 39' 43.1"320.34 misouth842.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 1:02 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
EuclaThu 12:17 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:02 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 11:32 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
DiliThu 12:32 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:32 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Thu 2:02 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:32 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:32 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 1:32 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmEast-northeast ENE
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