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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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 98° 32' 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 misouth952.87 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.2"7.72 mieast0° 02' 41.5"3.09 misouth8.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 126° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 15.4"948.90 miwest0° 07' 17.0"8.35 minorth949.26 mi
24 hours13° 51' 36.8"913.08 mieast3° 23' 14.8"232.94 minorth950.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:20 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSat 12:20 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2943 km1828 miles1589 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:20 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmNortheast NE
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