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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 30' South
Longitude: 91° 37' 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"999.92 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth999.89 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 16' North
Longitude: 26° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.97 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"948.17 miwest0° 04' 21.3"4.99 misouth948.39 mi
24 hours11° 27' 47.1"748.65 mieast2° 08' 51.4"147.71 misouth767.70 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 PM682 km424 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluSun 12:36 PM1742 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:36 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 12:36 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 11:36 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSun 1:36 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:36 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:36 PM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSun 12:36 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:36 PM2677 km1663 miles1446 nmEast-northeast ENE
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