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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 23, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 138° 19' 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' 13.0"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.2"6.04 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 127° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.9"935.77 miwest0° 03' 39.3"4.19 minorth935.96 mi
24 hours13° 32' 20.0"878.34 mieast2° 00' 59.4"138.71 minorth894.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:38 AM371 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:38 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
MelekeokSun 11:38 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySun 12:38 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoSun 10:38 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest W
DarwinSun 12:08 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
General SantosSun 10:38 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 10:38 AM1623 km1009 miles877 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaSun 12:38 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 11:38 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
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