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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 areas 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 5:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 92° 57' East

The ground speed is currently 461.68 meters/second, 1662.0 kilometres/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 13.8"4.86 miWest0° 22' 53.2"26.21 miSouth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 7° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 420.80 meters/second, 1514.9 kilometres/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"940.98 miWest0° 02' 46.6"3.18 miSouth941.13 mi
24 hours11° 41' 17.7"757.97 miEast1° 33' 07.2"106.76 miSouth769.12 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 12:06 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluSun 12:36 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast E
MedanSun 12:36 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 12:36 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:36 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:36 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 12:36 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:36 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmEast E
PontianakSun 12:36 PM1926 km1196 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:06 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorthwest NW

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