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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 14' South
Longitude: 126° 11' 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"1010.19 miwest0° 00' 50.0"0.96 misouth1010.16 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 32' North
Longitude: 72° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 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"992.68 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.23 minorth992.50 mi
24 hours10° 51' 11.3"740.43 mieast3° 41' 07.0"253.33 minorth778.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangSun 11:18 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiSun 12:18 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSun 12:18 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
DarwinSun 12:48 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast E
DiliSun 12:18 PM521 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
EndeSun 11:18 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
RabaSun 11:18 AM968 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSun 11:18 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 11:18 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSun 11:18 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmWest-northwest WNW
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