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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 3:58:00 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 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 116° 54' 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"1024.91 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.1"3.50 miWest0° 21' 58.1"25.16 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° 17' South, Longitude: 124° 52' 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"966.73 miWest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 miSouth966.44 mi
24 hours14° 09' 55.7"949.56 miEast3° 29' 29.6"240.08 miSouth971.71 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 AM99 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
UbudTue 11:58 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
DenpasarTue 11:58 AM188 km117 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaTue 11:58 AM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingarajaTue 11:58 AM223 km138 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalangTue 10:58 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaTue 10:58 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarTue 11:58 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeTue 11:58 AM523 km325 miles283 nmEast E
KediriTue 10:58 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW

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