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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 113° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 41.8"952.83 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth952.82 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.1"7.72 miEast0° 02' 42.7"3.11 miSouth8.32 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 140° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 kilometres/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.80 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.8"948.09 miWest0° 07' 09.9"8.21 miNorth948.44 mi
24 hours13° 53' 57.4"914.96 miEast3° 20' 51.2"230.18 miNorth951.29 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CarnarvonSat 12:20 PM178 km111 miles96 nm S
PerthSat 12:20 PM982 km610 miles530 nm SSE
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nm N
MalangSat 11:20 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nm N
EuclaSat 1:05 PM1755 km1090 miles947 nm SE
SurabayaSat 11:20 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nm N
BandungSat 11:20 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nm NNW
JakartaSat 11:20 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nm NNW
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nm E
DiliSat 1:20 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nm NE