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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° 17' 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"953.73 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth953.72 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° 12' 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"927.86 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth927.86 mi
24 hours15° 16' 25.3"986.90 mieast0° 45' 42.1"52.40 minorth990.76 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 PM981 km610 miles530 nmEast E
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1047 km651 miles565 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 11:36 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 12:36 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Thu 2:06 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:36 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:36 AM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 1:36 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
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