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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 = Saturday, October 6, 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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 93° 01' 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"1033.37 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.36 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° 26' 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"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"937.15 miWest0° 00' 25.6"0.49 miSouth937.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.2"756.41 miEast0° 37' 19.3"42.79 miSouth759.17 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 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:36 PM1164 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSat 12:36 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:36 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:36 PM1625 km1009 miles877 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:36 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:06 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:06 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorthwest NW

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