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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 06' South
Longitude: 121° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.21 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth954.20 mi
24 hours0° 07' 04.6"7.51 mieast0° 04' 06.7"4.72 misouth8.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' South
Longitude: 103° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.25 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 06.2"933.10 miwest0° 03' 43.1"4.27 misouth932.93 mi
24 hours15° 18' 15.4"993.84 mieast0° 45' 55.4"52.66 misouth992.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanWed 11:46 AM200 km124 miles108 nmWest W
PerthWed 11:46 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaWed 12:31 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsWed 1:16 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmEast E
DarwinWed 1:16 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 12:46 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 10:46 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:46 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:46 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth N
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