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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 3:18:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 130° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 459.68 meters/second, 1654.8 kilometres/hour, 1028.3 miles/hour or 893.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.1"1028.22 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miSouth1028.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 53.7"5.59 miWest0° 21' 58.6"25.17 miSouth25.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 34° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 kilometres/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.2"1004.17 miWest0° 11' 24.5"13.06 miNorth1004.16 mi
24 hours10° 52' 56.2"751.32 miEast4° 24' 41.8"303.14 miNorth807.83 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KororSun 12:18 PM451 km280 miles243 nmEast E
MelekeokSun 12:18 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
DavaoSun 11:18 AM537 km333 miles290 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:18 AM609 km378 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroSun 11:18 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest W
Marawi CitySun 11:18 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Cebu CitySun 11:18 AM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiSun 12:18 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateSun 12:18 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColoniaSun 1:18 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE

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