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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° 02' 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"952.88 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth952.88 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 meters/second, 1527.2 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"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.4"948.78 miwest0° 07' 15.8"8.33 minorth949.13 mi
24 hours13° 51' 59.9"913.40 mieast3° 22' 51.5"232.50 minorth950.35 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 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:10 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:10 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarSat 1:10 PM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:55 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmEast-southeast ESE
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