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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 32' North
Longitude: 95° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.80 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.06 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.07 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.9"5.97 miwest0° 22' 38.0"25.92 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 07' North
Longitude: 0° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.78 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"936.52 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 minorth936.45 mi
24 hours11° 47' 39.4"761.26 mieast0° 01' 24.5"1.62 minorth761.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 12:36 PM21 km13 miles12 nmEast E
PhuketSat 12:36 PM445 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
MedanSat 12:36 PM448 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSat 12:36 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownSat 1:36 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast E
Alor SetarSat 1:36 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
Hat YaiSat 12:36 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSat 1:36 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
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