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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 40' South
Longitude: 95° 10' 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"1032.78 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.77 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 24' North
Longitude: 5° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.78 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 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"941.01 miwest0° 02' 45.8"3.17 misouth941.15 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.6"758.01 mieast1° 32' 46.9"106.38 misouth769.09 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 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 12:26 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 12:26 PM1105 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:26 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:26 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:26 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:26 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmEast E
PontianakSun 12:26 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 12:26 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast E
MalangSun 12:26 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast E
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