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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 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 92° 45' 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 misouth1033.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.4"4.98 miwest0° 22' 57.4"26.29 misouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 19° 42' 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' 25.7"0.49 misouth937.24 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.2"756.46 mieast0° 37' 21.9"42.85 misouth759.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:36 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:36 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:36 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:36 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:36 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:36 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:06 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:06 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
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