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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 124° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.51 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.2"953.66 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth953.65 mi
24 hours0° 07' 09.1"7.59 mieast0° 03' 39.2"4.19 misouth8.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 121° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 meters/second, 1493.6 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.7"927.80 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 16' 26.0"986.84 mieast0° 45' 37.7"52.32 minorth990.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM953 km592 miles514 nmEast E
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 11:36 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 12:36 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Thu 2:06 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:36 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:36 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 1:36 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-northeast ENE
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