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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, November 4, 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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 91° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"999.85 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.82 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.8"0.41 miEast0° 18' 14.9"20.91 miSouth20.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' North, Longitude: 26° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"948.09 miWest0° 04' 21.1"4.99 miSouth948.32 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.6"748.60 miEast2° 08' 49.1"147.66 miSouth767.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 12:06 PM657 km409 miles355 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 12:36 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:36 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 12:36 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSun 12:36 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:36 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 11:36 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSun 1:36 PM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:36 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSun 12:36 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE

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