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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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 104° 31' 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"1022.77 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 misouth1022.75 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: 141° 53' 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"934.43 miwest0° 03' 48.9"4.38 misouth934.25 mi
24 hours14° 45' 25.8"958.59 mieast0° 50' 13.6"57.59 misouth957.72 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 AM151 km94 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogorThu 11:46 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNortheast NE
SerangThu 11:46 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:46 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 11:46 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BekasiThu 11:46 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Bandar LampungThu 11:46 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
TasikmalayaThu 11:46 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
CirebonThu 11:46 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
TegalThu 11:46 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
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