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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 92° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.25 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.07 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.6"5.10 miwest0° 23' 01.2"26.37 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 31° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"939.40 miwest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 minorth939.31 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.9"755.30 mieast0° 19' 02.6"21.84 minorth754.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:36 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:36 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:36 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:36 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:36 PM1405 km873 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 12:36 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmEast E
BandungFri 12:36 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmEast E
PontianakFri 12:36 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:06 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:06 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNorthwest NW
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