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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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' North, Longitude: 121° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 13.3"1037.74 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.3"6.12 miwest0° 23' 19.2"26.71 misouth27.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 173° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.4"943.78 miwest0° 06' 05.7"6.99 misouth943.52 mi
24 hours345° 47' 40.1"930.21 miwest1° 49' 20.4"125.36 misouth933.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloThu 11:46 AM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
PaluThu 11:46 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoThu 11:46 AM368 km229 miles199 nmEast E
MamujuThu 11:46 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaThu 11:46 AM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariThu 11:46 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
BalikpapanThu 11:46 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateThu 12:46 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
Zamboanga CityThu 11:46 AM661 km410 miles357 nmNorth N
SofifiThu 12:46 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
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