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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 52' South
Longitude: 126° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.27 meters/second, 1664.2 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.12 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.1"5.12 miwest0° 23' 01.5"26.37 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 37' North
Longitude: 1° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"939.92 miwest0° 02' 07.4"2.44 minorth939.81 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.2"755.17 mieast0° 24' 19.8"27.90 minorth754.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonFri 12:20 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:20 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameFri 12:20 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KendariFri 11:20 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiFri 12:20 PM522 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiFri 12:20 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth N
TernateFri 12:20 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
KupangFri 11:20 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EndeFri 11:20 AM721 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloFri 11:20 AM729 km453 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
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