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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 124° 21' 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"1028.89 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.87 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° 09' 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 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.8"999.77 miwest0° 11' 51.7"13.58 misouth1000.01 mi
24 hours11° 55' 46.0"822.04 mieast4° 54' 02.9"336.76 misouth890.28 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 PM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
SameFri 12:28 PM218 km136 miles118 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiFri 12:28 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BaucauFri 12:28 PM255 km158 miles138 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangFri 11:28 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EndeFri 11:28 AM329 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariFri 11:28 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonFri 12:28 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 11:28 AM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaFri 11:28 AM625 km388 miles338 nmWest W
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