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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 01' South
Longitude: 119° 07' 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"1024.98 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.96 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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 16' South
Longitude: 127° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.7"966.91 miwest0° 09' 57.4"11.41 misouth966.63 mi
24 hours14° 09' 43.0"949.50 mieast3° 29' 53.2"240.55 misouth971.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaTue 11:48 AM74 km46 miles40 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeTue 11:48 AM281 km175 miles152 nmEast E
MataramTue 11:48 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest W
DenpasarTue 11:48 AM429 km266 miles231 nmWest W
MakassarTue 11:48 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
SingarajaTue 11:48 AM451 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangTue 11:48 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariTue 11:48 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 12:48 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
MamujuTue 11:48 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
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