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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 104° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.23 meters/second, 1646.0 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"1022.70 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miSouth1022.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.8"3.14 miWest0° 21' 41.2"24.84 miSouth25.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 142° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.84 meters/second, 1504.2 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.2 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' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.8"934.37 miWest0° 03' 49.1"4.38 miSouth934.19 mi
24 hours14° 45' 25.9"958.53 miEast0° 50' 17.7"57.67 miSouth957.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementThu 11:46 AM121 km75 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
BogorThu 11:46 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SerangThu 11:46 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:46 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 11:46 AM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BekasiThu 11:46 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TasikmalayaThu 11:46 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNortheast NE
Bandar LampungThu 11:46 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
CirebonThu 11:46 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
TegalThu 11:46 AM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE

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