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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 121° 54' 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"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"953.29 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth953.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.4"7.66 mieast0° 03' 11.3"3.66 misouth8.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' South
Longitude: 134° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.35 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' 19.1"933.37 miwest0° 03' 52.3"4.44 minorth933.57 mi
24 hours14° 45' 15.8"958.19 mieast2° 11' 33.9"150.83 minorth976.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanFri 11:46 AM222 km138 miles120 nmWest W
PerthFri 11:46 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:31 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM1223 km760 miles661 nmEast E
DarwinFri 1:16 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:46 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 10:46 AM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 10:46 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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