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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 3:38:00 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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 121° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.21 meters/second, 1649.6 km/hour, 1025.0 miles/hour or 890.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1024.92 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.2"3.50 miWest0° 21' 58.1"25.17 miSouth25.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 129° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.40 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.12 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 19.4"966.99 miWest0° 09' 58.3"11.43 miSouth966.70 mi
24 hours14° 09' 27.2"949.26 miEast3° 30' 22.7"241.10 miSouth971.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EndeTue 11:38 AM30 km19 miles16 nmNorthwest NW
KupangTue 11:38 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSoutheast SE
RabaTue 11:38 AM351 km218 miles190 nmWest W
SuaiTue 12:38 PM371 km231 miles200 nmEast E
DiliTue 12:38 PM409 km254 miles221 nmEast E
SameTue 12:38 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast E
BaucauTue 12:38 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast E
MakassarTue 11:38 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariTue 11:38 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
MataramTue 11:38 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest W

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