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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 116° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.21 meters/second, 1649.5 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' 04.1"3.50 miwest0° 21' 58.1"25.17 misouth25.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 124° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.28 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 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' 18.0"966.78 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 misouth966.49 mi
24 hours14° 09' 57.3"949.65 mieast3° 29' 26.7"240.04 misouth971.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramTue 11:58 AM74 km46 miles40 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarTue 11:58 AM157 km97 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
UbudTue 11:58 AM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingarajaTue 11:58 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaTue 11:58 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangTue 10:58 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaTue 10:58 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
KediriTue 10:58 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarTue 11:58 AM529 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
EndeTue 11:58 AM556 km346 miles300 nmEast E
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