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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:46:00 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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 122° 04' 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' 09.2"7.59 miEast0° 03' 39.0"4.19 miSouth8.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 119° 04' 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 miNorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.7"927.80 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 16' 18.8"986.71 miEast0° 46' 15.6"53.04 miNorth990.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanThu 11:46 AM239 km149 miles129 nmWest W
PerthThu 11:46 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1506 km935 miles813 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:46 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 10:46 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:46 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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