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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:48:00 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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 136° 06' 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 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 Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 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' 29.4"935.76 miWest0° 03' 40.4"4.21 miNorth935.96 mi
24 hours13° 32' 07.1"878.09 miEast2° 01' 24.5"139.18 miNorth894.52 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 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:48 AM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:48 AM867 km538 miles468 nmNorth N
SofifiSun 11:48 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest W
AmbonSun 11:48 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSun 11:48 AM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
ManadoSun 10:48 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest W
General SantosSun 10:48 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 10:48 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSun 10:48 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest W

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