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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 = Friday, October 5, 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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 93° 06' 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"1033.99 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.6"5.10 miWest0° 23' 01.2"26.36 miSouth26.85 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° 06' 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"939.34 miWest0° 01' 54.5"2.19 miNorth939.25 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.7"755.24 miEast0° 19' 05.2"21.88 miNorth754.77 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 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:36 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:36 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:36 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:36 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 12:36 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast E
BandungFri 12:36 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
PontianakFri 12:36 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:06 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:06 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorthwest NW

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