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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 3:48:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' South, Longitude: 119° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.67 meters/second, 1651.2 km/hour, 1026.0 miles/hour or 891.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.94 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miSouth1025.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.67 miWest0° 22' 05.9"25.31 miSouth25.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' South, Longitude: 113° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.28 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.41 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.7"984.68 miWest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 miSouth984.48 mi
24 hours13° 31' 54.4"922.15 miEast4° 23' 06.1"301.42 miSouth963.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaMon 11:48 AM90 km56 miles48 nmWest W
EndeMon 11:48 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
MataramMon 11:48 AM368 km229 miles199 nmWest W
MakassarMon 11:48 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
DenpasarMon 11:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
SingarajaMon 11:48 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
KupangMon 11:48 AM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariMon 11:48 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuaiMon 12:48 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast E
MamujuMon 11:48 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N

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