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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 = Friday, December 14, 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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 122° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"953.22 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth953.21 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.4"7.66 miEast0° 03' 11.3"3.66 miSouth8.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 134° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.34 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.56 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 19.0"933.30 miWest0° 03' 52.1"4.44 miNorth933.50 mi
24 hours14° 45' 17.7"958.15 miEast2° 11' 30.2"150.75 miNorth976.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EuclaFri 12:31 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthFri 11:46 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast E
DarwinFri 1:16 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:46 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 10:46 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 10:46 AM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Fri 2:16 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSoutheast SE

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