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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' South
Longitude: 98° 39' 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"952.56 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.55 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.2"7.77 mieast0° 02' 13.5"2.55 misouth8.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 23' South
Longitude: 140° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.68 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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"967.78 miwest0° 09' 35.8"11.00 minorth968.18 mi
24 hours12° 55' 59.2"866.65 mieast4° 08' 12.3"284.38 minorth918.98 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 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSun 12:20 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSun 12:20 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:20 PM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:20 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2781 km1728 miles1501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:20 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:20 PM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNortheast NE
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