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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

UTC time = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 5:20:00 AM.

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

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

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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° 48' 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"952.81 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth952.81 mi
24 hours0° 07' 17.2"7.72 miEast0° 02' 41.7"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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.26 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 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' 15.2"948.82 miWest0° 07' 16.9"8.35 miNorth949.18 mi
24 hours13° 51' 39.3"913.05 miEast3° 23' 12.3"232.88 miNorth950.10 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 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSat 12:20 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2772 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2814 km1749 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:20 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNortheast NE

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