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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, September 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 09' North, Longitude: 95° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.08 meters/second, 1663.5 km/hour, 1033.6 miles/hour or 898.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.69 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 misouth1033.71 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.8"6.01 miwest0° 22' 43.4"26.03 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' North, Longitude: 11° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.56 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.1"936.03 miwest0° 01' 12.0"1.38 misouth936.10 mi
24 hours11° 52' 53.4"766.76 mieast0° 56' 46.6"65.10 misouth771.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSun 12:36 PM55 km34 miles29 nmNortheast NE
MedanSun 12:36 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketSun 12:36 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
PematangsiantarSun 12:36 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownSun 1:36 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast E
Alor SetarSun 1:36 PM599 km372 miles324 nmEast E
Hat YaiSun 12:36 PM635 km394 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSun 1:36 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:36 PM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSun 1:36 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmEast-southeast ESE
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