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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 = Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3:18:00 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 Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 126° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.63 meters/second, 1625.9 km/hour, 1010.3 miles/hour or 877.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.8"1010.12 miWest0° 00' 50.0"0.96 miSouth1010.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 03.8"1.20 miWest0° 19' 54.5"22.81 miSouth22.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' North, Longitude: 72° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.81 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.55 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 33' 03.6"992.62 miWest0° 09' 48.4"11.23 miNorth992.44 mi
24 hours10° 51' 10.8"740.38 miEast3° 41' 08.5"253.34 miNorth778.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuaiSun 12:18 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangSun 11:18 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
SameSun 12:18 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
DarwinSun 12:48 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast E
DiliSun 12:18 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth N
BaucauSun 12:18 PM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth N
EndeSun 11:18 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
RabaSun 11:18 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSun 11:18 AM1110 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 11:18 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorthwest NW

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