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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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 113° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 41.8"952.89 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth952.89 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.0"948.17 miwest0° 07' 10.0"8.22 minorth948.52 mi
24 hours13° 53' 54.8"914.99 mieast3° 20' 53.9"230.25 minorth951.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CarnarvonSat 12:20 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSouth S
PerthSat 12:20 PM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:20 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 11:20 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 1:05 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 11:20 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 11:20 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 1:20 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmEast E
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