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Day and Night World Map

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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 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 40' South
Longitude: 89° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.63 meters/second, 1651.1 km/hour, 1025.9 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"1025.93 miwest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 misouth1025.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.2"3.65 miwest0° 22' 05.3"25.30 misouth25.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' South
Longitude: 84° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.8 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.5"983.39 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.32 misouth983.18 mi
24 hours13° 35' 14.2"924.87 mieast4° 19' 28.3"297.29 misouth964.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 12:48 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 12:48 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:48 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 11:48 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurMon 1:48 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:48 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:48 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:18 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboMon 11:18 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungMon 12:48 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmEast E
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