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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 03' South
Longitude: 92° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.36 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 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' 10.3"1032.07 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.1"4.72 miwest0° 22' 48.5"26.12 misouth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 50' North
Longitude: 3° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.0"950.31 miwest0° 05' 03.7"5.80 misouth950.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.3"761.46 mieast2° 26' 27.8"167.89 misouth784.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 12:36 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 12:36 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangMon 12:36 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:36 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:36 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:36 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:36 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast E
PontianakMon 12:36 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:06 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:06 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNorthwest NW
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