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Day and Night World Map

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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 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 17' South
Longitude: 90° 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"1033.44 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 01' North
Longitude: 22° 07' 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' 44.2"937.22 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 misouth937.24 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.5"756.47 mieast0° 37' 45.4"43.30 misouth759.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:46 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:46 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:46 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:46 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:46 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:16 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:16 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 12:46 PM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:46 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmEast E
Diego GarciaSat 11:46 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmWest W
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