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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 5:26:00 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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 96° 43' 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"955.24 miWest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 miSouth955.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.8"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° 48' 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' 46.3"964.77 miWest0° 09' 22.7"10.75 miSouth964.48 mi
24 hours14° 07' 02.9"943.91 miEast3° 17' 39.7"226.53 miSouth963.19 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 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:26 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaMon 12:26 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 12:26 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:26 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarMon 1:26 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:26 PM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:26 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:26 PM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaMon 11:26 AM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmWest-northwest WNW

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