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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.

September Equinox 2010

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 03:09:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 00' North
Longitude: 130° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.95 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.5"6.08 miwest0° 23' 20.9"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 03:09:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 23' North
Longitude: 53° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.36 meters/second, 1621.3 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 35.2"16.79 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 35' 16.7"1007.38 miwest0° 12' 18.3"14.09 minorth1007.37 mi
24 hours10° 00' 17.5"690.89 mieast4° 50' 53.1"333.16 minorth764.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SofifiThu 12:09 PM349 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateThu 12:09 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 12:09 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
AmbonThu 12:09 PM490 km304 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoThu 11:09 AM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloThu 11:09 AM842 km523 miles455 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 12:09 PM942 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoThu 11:09 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
KendariThu 11:09 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliThu 12:09 PM1098 km683 miles593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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