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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: 120° 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' 14.0"6.04 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° 26' 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"936.26 miwest0° 03' 48.1"4.36 minorth936.46 mi
24 hours13° 30' 37.8"876.90 mieast2° 04' 15.1"142.45 minorth893.95 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 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSun 11:48 AM264 km164 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuSun 11:48 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaSun 11:48 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
BalikpapanSun 11:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariSun 11:48 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoSun 11:48 AM486 km302 miles263 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarSun 11:48 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateSun 12:48 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast E
SofifiSun 12:48 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast E
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