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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 4:22:00 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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 04:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 114° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.21 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.98 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth952.99 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.3"7.71 miEast0° 03' 23.0"3.88 miNorth8.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 68° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"942.49 miWest0° 03' 03.2"3.50 miSouth942.65 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.7"755.40 miEast1° 38' 58.2"113.46 miSouth767.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CarnarvonFri 12:22 PM220 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
PerthFri 12:22 PM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
DenpasarFri 12:22 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 1:07 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSoutheast SE
MalangFri 11:22 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 11:22 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:52 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmEast E
BandungFri 11:22 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 1:22 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 12:22 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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