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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 = Monday, September 24, 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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 136° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 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' 12.9"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.2"6.00 miWest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 24, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 116° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.82 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.0"949.00 miWest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 miNorth949.32 mi
24 hours12° 54' 16.1"847.59 miEast3° 01' 52.6"208.45 miNorth879.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariMon 11:48 AM219 km136 miles118 nmWest W
JayapuraMon 11:48 AM566 km352 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:48 AM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth N
AmbonMon 11:48 AM936 km582 miles505 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 11:48 AM952 km591 miles514 nmWest W
TernateMon 11:48 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest W
ManadoMon 10:48 AM1264 km785 miles683 nmWest W
General SantosMon 10:48 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoMon 10:48 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinMon 12:18 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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