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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:56:00 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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 117° 18' 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"1022.74 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miSouth1022.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.2"3.15 miWest0° 21' 41.5"24.85 miSouth25.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 154° 08' 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"934.71 miWest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 miSouth934.52 mi
24 hours14° 45' 33.8"959.01 miEast0° 53' 17.9"61.11 miSouth958.21 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 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
RabaThu 11:56 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 11:56 AM258 km160 miles139 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingarajaThu 11:56 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
EndeThu 11:56 AM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangThu 10:56 AM548 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarThu 11:56 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 10:56 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
KediriThu 10:56 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
MadiunThu 10:56 AM677 km421 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW

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