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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 129° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.39 meters/second, 1661.0 km/hour, 1032.1 miles/hour or 896.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.14 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.7"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.0"26.13 misouth26.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 39° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"949.16 miwest0° 04' 50.1"5.54 misouth949.41 mi
24 hours11° 38' 06.4"760.98 mieast2° 21' 13.4"161.89 misouth783.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:10 PM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauMon 12:10 PM400 km248 miles216 nmSouthwest SW
DiliMon 12:10 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
SameMon 12:10 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiMon 12:10 PM561 km348 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:40 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KupangMon 11:10 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
KendariMon 11:10 AM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiMon 12:10 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateMon 12:10 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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