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Day and Night World Map

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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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 45' South
Longitude: 117° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.24 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"1022.81 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 misouth1022.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.2"3.15 miwest0° 21' 41.5"24.85 misouth25.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' South
Longitude: 153° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 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' 06.5"934.77 miwest0° 03' 56.3"4.52 misouth934.58 mi
24 hours14° 45' 33.7"959.07 mieast0° 53' 13.8"61.04 misouth958.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramThu 11:56 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarThu 11:56 AM229 km142 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
UbudThu 11:56 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
RabaThu 11:56 AM239 km148 miles129 nmNortheast NE
SingarajaThu 11:56 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
MalangThu 10:56 AM508 km316 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
EndeThu 11:56 AM521 km324 miles281 nmEast E
SurabayaThu 10:56 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarThu 11:56 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KediriThu 10:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
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