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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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 08' South, Longitude: 111° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"953.85 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth953.86 mi
24 hours0° 07' 09.2"7.59 mieast0° 04' 19.0"4.95 minorth9.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' North, Longitude: 48° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"966.11 miwest0° 07' 14.4"8.30 misouth966.43 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.7"747.20 mieast3° 13' 31.7"221.75 misouth784.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 12:38 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSun 12:38 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 11:38 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 11:38 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:38 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 11:38 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:23 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSun 12:38 PM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 1:38 PM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 2:08 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmEast E
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