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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 02:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 133° 36' 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 132° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.48 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 29.8"935.83 miwest0° 03' 41.7"4.24 minorth936.03 mi
24 hours13° 31' 52.5"877.89 mieast2° 01' 52.5"139.72 minorth894.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariSun 11:58 AM90 km56 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiSun 11:58 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest W
TernateSun 11:58 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest W
AmbonSun 11:58 AM716 km445 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:58 AM833 km517 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:58 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
ManadoSun 10:58 AM992 km617 miles536 nmWest W
General SantosSun 10:58 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSun 10:58 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmWest W
DavaoSun 10:58 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
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