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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 95° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.97 meters/second, 1663.1 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.45 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.5"4.98 miwest0° 22' 57.4"26.29 misouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 17° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"937.21 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth937.23 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.1"756.45 mieast0° 36' 58.4"42.40 misouth759.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:26 PM796 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:26 PM1052 km653 miles568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSat 12:26 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:26 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:26 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:26 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:26 PM1381 km858 miles745 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:26 PM1671 km1039 miles902 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 12:26 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast E
MalangSat 12:26 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast E
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