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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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 06' North
Longitude: 106° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.64 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.19 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1037.20 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.15 miwest0° 23' 13.6"26.60 misouth27.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 16' South
Longitude: 118° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.99 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.55 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.8"993.07 miwest0° 12' 15.8"14.05 misouth992.94 mi
24 hours12° 54' 55.6"886.29 mieast4° 40' 48.5"321.68 misouth937.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangMon 11:48 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
SingaporeMon 12:48 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
Johor BahruMon 12:48 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuantanMon 12:48 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakMon 11:48 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
KuchingMon 12:48 PM450 km279 miles243 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangMon 11:48 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
SerembanMon 12:48 PM498 km309 miles269 nmWest W
JambiMon 11:48 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurMon 12:48 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
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