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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' South, Longitude: 119° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.74 meters/second, 1647.8 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' 50.0"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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.15 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"948.57 miwest0° 07' 17.2"8.35 misouth948.29 mi
24 hours14° 37' 14.8"963.23 mieast2° 17' 37.4"157.77 misouth969.70 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 AM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeWed 11:48 AM292 km182 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramWed 11:48 AM337 km210 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
DenpasarWed 11:48 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
SingarajaWed 11:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarWed 11:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
KupangWed 11:48 AM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
SuaiWed 12:48 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast E
KendariWed 11:48 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 10:48 AM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
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