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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 04:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 16' South
Longitude: 114° 38' 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"953.05 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth953.06 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' North
Longitude: 68° 27' 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"942.56 miwest0° 03' 03.3"3.50 misouth942.72 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.4"755.45 mieast1° 39' 00.8"113.51 misouth767.75 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 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PerthFri 12:22 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
DenpasarFri 12:22 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 1:07 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSoutheast SE
MalangFri 11:22 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 11:22 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth N
BandungFri 11:22 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 1:52 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast E
DiliFri 1:22 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 12:22 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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