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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 23' South
Longitude: 119° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.74 meters/second, 1647.9 km/hour, 1023.9 miles/hour or 889.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.07 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.07 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1023.92 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 misouth1023.90 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.4"3.33 miwest0° 21' 50.1"25.01 misouth25.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 46' South
Longitude: 141° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.5"948.60 miwest0° 07' 17.5"8.36 misouth948.31 mi
24 hours14° 37' 13.1"963.22 mieast2° 17' 44.0"157.90 misouth969.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaWed 11:46 AM136 km85 miles73 nmNorthwest NW
EndeWed 11:46 AM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramWed 11:46 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangWed 11:46 AM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarWed 11:46 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM482 km300 miles260 nmWest W
SingarajaWed 11:46 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiWed 12:46 PM625 km389 miles338 nmEast E
DiliWed 12:46 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast E
SameWed 12:46 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast E
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