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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° 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 132° 25' 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' 30.0"935.91 miwest0° 03' 41.8"4.24 minorth936.10 mi
24 hours13° 31' 50.9"877.93 mieast2° 01' 55.5"139.79 minorth894.47 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 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiSun 11:58 AM649 km403 miles351 nmWest W
TernateSun 11:58 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest W
AmbonSun 11:58 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSun 11:58 AM862 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 11:58 AM864 km537 miles466 nmNorth N
ManadoSun 10:58 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosSun 10:58 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloSun 10:58 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest W
DavaoSun 10:58 AM1174 km729 miles634 nmNorthwest NW
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