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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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 99° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.67 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.82 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth951.82 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 21.0"0.40 misouth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 171° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.1"1004.41 miwest0° 11' 07.5"12.74 minorth1004.39 mi
24 hours10° 48' 05.4"745.80 mieast4° 17' 39.8"295.11 minorth799.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 1:18 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmSoutheast SE
BandungThu 12:18 PM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:18 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:18 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 1:18 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:18 AM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeThu 1:18 PM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmNorth N
PontianakThu 12:18 PM2794 km1736 miles1508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarThu 1:18 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:18 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth N
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