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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 01' South
Longitude: 121° 37' 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"1024.99 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.97 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 14' South
Longitude: 129° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 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"967.05 miwest0° 09' 58.3"11.43 misouth966.76 mi
24 hours14° 09' 28.7"949.35 mieast3° 30' 19.8"241.06 misouth971.74 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 AM19 km12 miles10 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangTue 11:38 AM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
RabaTue 11:38 AM321 km200 miles173 nmWest W
SuaiTue 12:38 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast E
DiliTue 12:38 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast E
SameTue 12:38 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast E
MakassarTue 11:38 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauTue 12:38 PM536 km333 miles289 nmEast E
KendariTue 11:38 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
MataramTue 11:38 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
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