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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 4:58:00 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 04:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 101° 57' 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"1025.89 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miSouth1025.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.5"3.66 miWest0° 22' 05.6"25.31 miSouth25.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 96° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.94 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 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 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.0"983.90 miWest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 miSouth983.69 mi
24 hours13° 33' 49.9"923.69 miEast4° 21' 01.4"299.04 miSouth964.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementMon 11:58 AM453 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar LampungMon 11:58 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 11:58 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
SerangMon 11:58 AM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogorMon 11:58 AM582 km362 miles314 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 11:58 AM606 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
BekasiMon 11:58 AM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 11:58 AM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamMon 11:28 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
PalembangMon 11:58 AM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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