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Day and Night World Map

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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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 10' South
Longitude: 106° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 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"953.70 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth953.69 mi
24 hours0° 07' 09.4"7.59 mieast0° 03' 37.9"4.17 misouth8.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 56' South
Longitude: 104° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 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' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.1"927.88 miwest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 minorth927.89 mi
24 hours15° 15' 32.6"985.97 mieast0° 50' 06.6"57.46 minorth990.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 12:46 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
MalangThu 11:46 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:46 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 12:46 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 11:46 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:46 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 1:31 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarThu 12:46 PM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 11:46 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth N
DiliThu 1:46 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNortheast NE
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