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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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 45' South, Longitude: 118° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.5"956.63 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.29 misouth956.61 mi
24 hours0° 06' 40.4"7.10 mieast0° 05' 55.6"6.80 misouth9.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 46° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.2"997.73 miwest0° 11' 48.8"13.53 misouth997.64 mi
24 hours12° 20' 51.4"849.64 mieast4° 36' 32.3"316.74 misouth902.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanSat 11:58 AM144 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
PerthSat 11:58 AM1053 km654 miles568 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:43 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 1:28 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmEast E
DenpasarSat 11:58 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:28 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 12:58 PM1744 km1083 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 10:58 AM1745 km1085 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 10:58 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:58 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
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