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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 06' South
Longitude: 119° 28' 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"1021.68 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 misouth1021.66 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' South
Longitude: 171° 02' 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"929.55 miwest0° 00' 21.6"0.42 misouth929.53 mi
24 hours345° 29' 12.5"937.65 miwest0° 31' 39.1"36.29 minorth939.99 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 AM199 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeFri 11:46 AM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
MataramFri 11:46 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangFri 11:46 AM451 km280 miles244 nmEast E
DenpasarFri 11:46 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingarajaFri 11:46 AM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarFri 11:46 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
SuaiFri 12:46 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
SameFri 12:46 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast E
DiliFri 12:46 PM693 km430 miles374 nmEast-northeast ENE
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