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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32:00 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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' South, Longitude: 124° 46' 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"958.18 miWest0° 00' 17.5"0.34 miSouth958.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.4"6.84 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° 46' 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"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"1003.43 miWest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 miSouth1003.62 mi
24 hours11° 16' 19.2"778.12 miEast4° 39' 42.4"320.31 miSouth842.53 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 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast E
EuclaThu 12:17 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:02 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 11:32 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmSouthwest SW
DiliThu 12:32 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:32 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Thu 2:02 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:32 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:32 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 1:32 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmEast-northeast ENE

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