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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 3:52:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' South, Longitude: 122° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.63 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth952.64 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.3"7.76 miEast0° 02' 54.5"3.34 miNorth8.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 72° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.38 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.8"937.81 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miSouth937.85 mi
24 hours11° 43' 35.2"757.94 miEast0° 43' 13.0"49.55 miSouth761.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EuclaThu 12:37 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 11:52 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 1:22 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:22 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:52 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:52 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 10:52 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:52 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Thu 2:22 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaThu 10:52 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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