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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 5:26:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 461.97 meters/second, 1663.1 kilometres/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.38 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.37 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° 01' West

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"937.14 miWest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 miSouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.1"756.40 miEast0° 36' 55.9"42.34 miSouth759.12 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:26 PM766 km476 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamSat 11:56 AM772 km479 miles417 nmSouth S
JambiSat 12:26 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:26 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSat 12:26 PM1057 km656 miles570 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:26 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:26 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:26 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:26 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:26 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE

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