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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 15, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' South, Longitude: 106° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.65 meters/second, 1651.1 km/hour, 1026.0 miles/hour or 891.5 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"1025.98 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 misouth1025.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.6"3.66 miwest0° 22' 05.7"25.31 misouth25.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 101° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.03 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.3"984.18 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 misouth983.97 mi
24 hours13° 33' 18.7"923.34 mieast4° 21' 35.3"299.71 misouth963.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungMon 11:38 AM218 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TasikmalayaMon 11:38 AM229 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
BogorMon 11:38 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth N
The SettlementMon 11:38 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BekasiMon 11:38 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 11:38 AM279 km173 miles150 nmNorth N
SerangMon 11:38 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CirebonMon 11:38 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNortheast NE
TegalMon 11:38 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE
PekalonganMon 11:38 AM379 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
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