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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 3:48:00 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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' South, Longitude: 119° 20' 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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 141° 26' 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' 53.4"948.52 miWest0° 07' 17.4"8.36 miSouth948.23 mi
24 hours14° 37' 13.8"963.16 miEast2° 17' 41.1"157.83 miSouth969.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaWed 11:48 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
EndeWed 11:48 AM260 km162 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramWed 11:48 AM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
DenpasarWed 11:48 AM460 km286 miles249 nmWest W
MakassarWed 11:48 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
KupangWed 11:48 AM473 km294 miles256 nmEast E
SingarajaWed 11:48 AM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiWed 12:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
DiliWed 12:48 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast E
KendariWed 11:48 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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