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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: 110° 52' 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"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.9"953.92 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth953.93 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: 49° 15' 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' 31.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"966.19 miwest0° 07' 14.5"8.30 misouth966.51 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.1"747.25 mieast3° 13' 33.4"221.80 misouth784.83 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 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSun 12:38 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 11:38 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 11:38 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:38 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 11:38 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:23 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSun 12:38 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 1:38 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 2:08 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmEast E
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