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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

UTC time = Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 3:46:00 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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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° 51' 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.67 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.67 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° 50' 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"943.73 miWest0° 06' 05.8"6.99 miSouth943.47 mi
24 hours345° 47' 40.6"930.15 miWest1° 49' 23.9"125.42 miSouth933.40 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 AM142 km88 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
PaluThu 11:46 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoThu 11:46 AM337 km210 miles182 nmEast E
MamujuThu 11:46 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaThu 11:46 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariThu 11:46 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth S
BalikpapanThu 11:46 AM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateThu 12:46 PM616 km383 miles332 nmEast E
SofifiThu 12:46 PM635 km395 miles343 nmEast E
Zamboanga CityThu 11:46 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N

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