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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 05:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 101° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 41.7"952.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth952.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.2"7.72 mieast0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth8.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 128° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.3"948.70 miwest0° 07' 15.6"8.32 minorth949.05 mi
24 hours13° 52' 02.3"913.37 mieast3° 22' 48.9"232.43 minorth950.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:10 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:10 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2716 km1688 miles1466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:10 AM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarSat 1:10 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:55 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmEast-southeast ESE
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