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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 5:36:00 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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' North, Longitude: 95° 24' 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"1032.98 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.00 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 Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 0° 29' 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"936.45 miWest0° 01' 12.5"1.38 miNorth936.39 mi
24 hours11° 47' 39.2"761.20 miEast0° 01' 27.3"1.67 miNorth761.14 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 PM10 km6 miles6 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhuketSat 12:36 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
MedanSat 12:36 PM421 km262 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSat 12:36 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
George TownSat 1:36 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E
Alor SetarSat 1:36 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast E
Hat YaiSat 12:36 PM583 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSat 1:36 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE

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