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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 98° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.49 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.48 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.2"7.77 mieast0° 02' 13.6"2.56 misouth8.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 140° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.67 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.9"967.70 miwest0° 09' 35.7"10.99 minorth968.10 mi
24 hours12° 56' 01.6"866.62 mieast4° 08' 10.7"284.33 minorth918.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 1:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSun 12:20 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSun 12:20 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:20 PM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:20 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:20 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:20 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNortheast NE
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