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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 96° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.31 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 misouth955.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.0"7.33 mieast0° 04' 59.7"5.73 misouth9.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' South, Longitude: 50° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.2"964.82 miwest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 misouth964.53 mi
24 hours14° 07' 05.4"944.01 mieast3° 17' 36.8"226.50 misouth963.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungMon 12:26 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:26 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaMon 12:26 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:26 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaMon 12:26 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 1:26 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:26 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:26 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:26 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaMon 11:26 AM3097 km1925 miles1672 nmWest-northwest WNW
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