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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 3:28:00 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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 124° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.95 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.82 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.8"4.15 miWest0° 22' 26.8"25.71 miSouth26.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' North, Longitude: 81° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"999.70 miWest0° 11' 51.6"13.58 miSouth999.94 mi
24 hours11° 55' 45.2"821.96 miEast4° 54' 02.1"336.72 miSouth890.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DiliFri 12:28 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
SameFri 12:28 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiFri 12:28 PM210 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BaucauFri 12:28 PM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangFri 11:28 AM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EndeFri 11:28 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariFri 11:28 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonFri 12:28 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 11:28 AM633 km394 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaFri 11:28 AM668 km415 miles360 nmWest W

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