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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 = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 3:46:00 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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' South, Longitude: 119° 50' 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"1023.85 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miSouth1023.83 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 Latitude: 17° 45' South, Longitude: 141° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 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"948.54 miWest0° 07' 17.6"8.36 miSouth948.26 mi
24 hours14° 37' 12.3"963.15 miEast2° 17' 47.7"157.96 miSouth969.65 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 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
EndeWed 11:46 AM207 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
KupangWed 11:46 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
MataramWed 11:46 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarWed 11:46 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest W
SingarajaWed 11:46 AM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiWed 12:46 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast E
DiliWed 12:46 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
SameWed 12:46 PM640 km397 miles345 nmEast E

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