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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 5:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 90° 31' 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 21° 51' 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' 44.2"937.15 miWest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 miSouth937.18 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.5"756.42 miEast0° 37' 42.9"43.24 miSouth759.22 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 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:46 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:46 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:46 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:46 PM1650 km1026 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:16 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:16 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 12:46 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:46 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmEast E
Diego GarciaSat 11:46 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest W

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