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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 = Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 5:36:00 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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 91° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"1001.34 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 miEast0° 18' 30.2"21.20 miSouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 38° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"940.18 miWest0° 02' 06.7"2.42 miSouth940.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 27.4"750.87 miEast1° 16' 41.8"87.93 miSouth759.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 12:06 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluSat 12:36 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:36 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 12:36 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSat 12:36 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 11:36 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:36 PM2437 km1515 miles1316 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 12:36 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmNortheast NE

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