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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 98° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 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"953.26 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth953.25 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.6"7.66 mieast0° 03' 09.4"3.62 misouth8.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 111° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.66 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.5"934.08 miwest0° 04' 06.3"4.71 minorth934.29 mi
24 hours14° 42' 26.0"955.75 mieast2° 16' 36.5"156.61 minorth975.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthFri 1:20 PM1971 km1225 miles1065 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungFri 12:20 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:20 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:20 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:20 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:20 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeFri 1:20 PM2775 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:20 PM2827 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:20 PM2938 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth N
MakassarFri 1:20 PM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmNortheast NE
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