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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 = Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 3:58:00 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 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 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmEast E
DenpasarSat 11:58 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:28 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 12:58 PM1744 km1083 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 10:58 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 10:58 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:58 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N

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