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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.

September Equinox 2010

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 3:09:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 03:09:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 130° 53' 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.82 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 Latitude: 3° 23' North, Longitude: 53° 39' 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"1007.31 miWest0° 12' 18.3"14.09 miNorth1007.30 mi
24 hours10° 00' 16.7"690.83 miEast4° 50' 53.7"333.15 miNorth764.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariThu 12:09 PM366 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
SofifiThu 12:09 PM379 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateThu 12:09 PM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonThu 12:09 PM508 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoThu 11:09 AM693 km431 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloThu 11:09 AM873 km543 miles471 nmWest W
General SantosThu 11:09 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 12:09 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoThu 11:09 AM977 km607 miles527 nmNorthwest NW
KendariThu 11:09 AM1029 km639 miles556 nmWest-southwest WSW

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