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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 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 92° 53' 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"1032.00 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.98 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 Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 58' 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' 50.9"950.24 miwest0° 05' 03.6"5.80 misouth950.49 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.4"761.40 mieast2° 26' 25.3"167.83 misouth784.83 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 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 12:36 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangMon 12:36 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:36 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:36 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:36 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:36 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
PontianakMon 12:36 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:06 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:06 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorthwest NW
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