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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 = Sunday, October 7, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 95° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.68 meters/second, 1662.0 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.71 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.9"4.86 miWest0° 22' 53.2"26.21 miSouth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 5° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.78 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"940.94 miWest0° 02' 45.7"3.17 miSouth941.08 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.9"757.95 miEast1° 32' 44.4"106.32 miSouth769.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 12:26 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSun 12:26 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 12:26 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:26 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:26 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:26 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:26 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmEast E
PontianakSun 12:26 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSun 12:26 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast E
SurabayaSun 12:26 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast E

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