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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' South, Longitude: 119° 48' 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"1022.75 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 misouth1022.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.15 miwest0° 21' 41.5"24.85 misouth25.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 156° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.02 meters/second, 1504.9 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"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.6"934.78 miwest0° 03' 58.0"4.55 misouth934.59 mi
24 hours14° 45' 35.2"959.10 mieast0° 53' 53.9"61.80 misouth958.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaThu 11:46 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
EndeThu 11:46 AM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
KupangThu 11:46 AM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
MataramThu 11:46 AM425 km264 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarThu 11:46 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingarajaThu 11:46 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiThu 12:46 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast E
SameThu 12:46 PM648 km403 miles350 nmEast E
DiliThu 12:46 PM649 km403 miles351 nmEast E
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