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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 5:20:00 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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 98° 41' 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"953.19 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth953.18 mi
24 hours0° 07' 13.6"7.66 miEast0° 03' 09.5"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° 49' 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"934.01 miWest0° 04' 06.0"4.70 miNorth934.22 mi
24 hours14° 42' 28.0"955.72 miEast2° 16' 32.8"156.53 miNorth975.01 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 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungFri 12:20 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:20 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:20 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:20 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:20 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeFri 1:20 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:20 PM2814 km1749 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:20 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth N
MakassarFri 1:20 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNortheast NE

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