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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 = Friday, October 19, 2012 at 3:46:00 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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 119° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.74 meters/second, 1644.3 km/hour, 1021.7 miles/hour or 887.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1021.61 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miSouth1021.59 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.0"2.97 miWest0° 21' 32.6"24.68 miSouth24.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' South, Longitude: 171° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.8"929.48 miWest0° 00' 21.8"0.42 miSouth929.46 mi
24 hours345° 29' 11.3"937.61 miWest0° 31' 35.2"36.22 miNorth939.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaFri 11:46 AM215 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
EndeFri 11:46 AM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
KupangFri 11:46 AM421 km261 miles227 nmEast E
MataramFri 11:46 AM434 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
SingarajaFri 11:46 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiFri 12:46 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast E
SameFri 12:46 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast E
DiliFri 12:46 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE

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