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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° 13' 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"956.69 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.29 misouth956.68 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° 11' 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' 59.1"997.79 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 misouth997.70 mi
24 hours12° 20' 53.5"849.74 mieast4° 36' 31.4"316.74 misouth902.71 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 AM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
PerthSat 11:58 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:43 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 11:58 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 1:28 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmEast E
MalangSat 10:58 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 12:58 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 1:28 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 10:58 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:58 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth N
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