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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 138° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.8"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.1"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 141° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.77 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.5"929.82 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth929.84 mi
24 hours14° 01' 39.6"905.24 mieast0° 47' 57.6"54.99 minorth909.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:38 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 11:38 AM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSat 11:38 AM910 km566 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 12:38 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoSat 10:38 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmWest W
General SantosSat 10:38 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSat 10:38 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaSat 12:38 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 12:08 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloSat 10:38 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmWest W
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