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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 122° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.25 meters/second, 1646.1 km/hour, 1022.8 miles/hour or 888.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1022.83 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 misouth1022.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.15 miwest0° 21' 41.6"24.85 misouth25.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.05 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.7"934.90 miwest0° 03' 59.3"4.57 misouth934.72 mi
24 hours14° 45' 36.3"959.25 mieast0° 54' 25.8"62.41 misouth958.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EndeThu 11:36 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangThu 11:36 AM178 km111 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuaiThu 12:36 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
RabaThu 11:36 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameThu 12:36 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliThu 12:36 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
BaucauThu 12:36 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarThu 11:36 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariThu 11:36 AM640 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
MataramThu 11:36 AM662 km412 miles358 nmWest W
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