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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 5:46:00 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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 90° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.67 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"1032.70 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.8"4.85 miWest0° 22' 53.1"26.21 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 10° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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"941.03 miWest0° 02' 47.6"3.20 miSouth941.18 mi
24 hours11° 41' 16.4"757.98 miEast1° 33' 30.0"107.19 miSouth769.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 12:46 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmEast E
MedanSun 12:46 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:46 PM1586 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 12:46 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 1:46 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 12:46 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:16 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 11:16 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorthwest NW
BandungSun 12:46 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Diego GarciaSun 11:46 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W

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