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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

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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° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.68 meters/second, 1654.9 km/hour, 1028.3 miles/hour or 893.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.1"1028.29 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 misouth1028.31 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° 32' North, Longitude: 34° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.94 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1004.24 miwest0° 11' 24.4"13.06 minorth1004.22 mi
24 hours10° 52' 55.9"751.36 mieast4° 24' 40.7"303.15 minorth807.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSun 12:18 PM496 km308 miles268 nmEast E
DavaoSun 11:18 AM506 km315 miles273 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:18 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroSun 11:18 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
Marawi CitySun 11:18 AM645 km401 miles349 nmWest W
Cebu CitySun 11:18 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiSun 12:18 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateSun 12:18 PM831 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodSun 11:18 AM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSun 11:18 AM912 km567 miles492 nmSouthwest SW
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