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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 107° 04' 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"953.64 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth953.63 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 Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 104° 42' 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"927.81 miWest0° 00' 15.1"0.29 miNorth927.83 mi
24 hours15° 15' 33.6"985.91 miEast0° 50' 02.4"57.37 miNorth990.28 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 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
MalangThu 11:46 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:46 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 12:46 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 11:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:46 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 1:31 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarThu 12:46 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 1:46 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 11:46 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth N

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