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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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 119° 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"953.72 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth953.71 mi
24 hours0° 07' 09.2"7.59 mieast0° 03' 38.8"4.19 misouth8.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 116° 24' 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' 07.2"0.14 minorth927.87 mi
24 hours15° 16' 10.6"986.64 mieast0° 46' 57.7"53.85 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 11:56 AM51 km32 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
PerthThu 11:56 AM1031 km640 miles557 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaThu 12:41 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 1:26 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmEast E
DenpasarThu 11:56 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 1:26 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:56 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 10:56 AM1819 km1131 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:56 AM1894 km1177 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:56 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth N
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