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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 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' South, Longitude: 128° 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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 38° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 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"949.19 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 misouth949.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 05.8"760.99 mieast2° 21' 22.2"162.05 misouth783.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:14 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
BaucauMon 12:14 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliMon 12:14 PM397 km247 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
SameMon 12:14 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiMon 12:14 PM482 km300 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
KendariMon 11:14 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangMon 11:14 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
SofifiMon 12:14 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
TernateMon 12:14 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth N
DarwinMon 12:44 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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