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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 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 121° 05' 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' 14.0"6.03 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' South, Longitude: 144° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.5"936.19 miwest0° 03' 48.1"4.36 minorth936.39 mi
24 hours13° 30' 39.3"876.86 mieast2° 04' 12.1"142.38 minorth893.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PaluSun 11:48 AM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloSun 11:48 AM234 km146 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuSun 11:48 AM366 km227 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaSun 11:48 AM440 km273 miles237 nmWest W
KendariSun 11:48 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoSun 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalikpapanSun 11:48 AM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakassarSun 11:48 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateSun 12:48 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast E
SofifiSun 12:48 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast E
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