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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 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 121° 47' 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"953.72 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth953.71 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: 118° 48' 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"927.86 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth927.87 mi
24 hours15° 16' 18.0"986.77 mieast0° 46' 19.8"53.13 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
NewmanThu 11:46 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest W
PerthThu 11:46 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:46 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 10:46 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:46 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNorth N
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