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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 06:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 83° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.21 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.6 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"955.29 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 misouth955.28 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.33 mieast0° 04' 58.8"5.71 misouth9.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 38° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.5"964.15 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 misouth963.85 mi
24 hours14° 08' 54.0"945.45 mieast3° 15' 29.8"224.07 misouth964.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:16 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 10:16 AM2753 km1711 miles1486 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:16 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
JakartaMon 1:16 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:16 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 11:16 AM3208 km1993 miles1732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthMon 2:16 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:46 AM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth N
SingaporeMon 2:16 PM3442 km2138 miles1858 nmNortheast NE
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