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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' South
Longitude: 135° 49' 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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 19' South
Longitude: 130° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 29.5"935.84 miwest0° 03' 40.5"4.22 minorth936.03 mi
24 hours13° 32' 05.4"878.13 mieast2° 01' 27.5"139.25 minorth894.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSun 11:48 AM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:48 AM603 km375 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth N
SofifiSun 11:48 AM925 km575 miles499 nmWest W
AmbonSun 11:48 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSun 11:48 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
ManadoSun 10:48 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
DavaoSun 10:48 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSun 10:48 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest W
DarwinSun 12:18 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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