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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 3:48:00 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 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 119° 24' 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"1024.91 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.2"3.50 miWest0° 21' 58.1"25.16 miSouth25.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 127° 16' 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"966.86 miWest0° 09' 57.4"11.41 miSouth966.57 mi
24 hours14° 09' 41.4"949.41 miEast3° 29' 56.2"240.59 miSouth971.69 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 AM100 km62 miles54 nmNorthwest NW
EndeTue 11:48 AM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
MataramTue 11:48 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
MakassarTue 11:48 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 11:48 AM461 km286 miles249 nmWest W
KupangTue 11:48 AM477 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingarajaTue 11:48 AM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiTue 12:48 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
KendariTue 11:48 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 12:48 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E

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