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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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 135° 44' 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"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.83 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 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' 57.1"949.08 miwest0° 06' 28.2"7.42 minorth949.40 mi
24 hours12° 54' 14.3"847.63 mieast3° 01' 55.2"208.51 minorth879.67 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 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
JayapuraMon 11:48 AM595 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:48 AM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth N
AmbonMon 11:48 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 11:48 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
TernateMon 11:48 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest W
ManadoMon 10:48 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest W
General SantosMon 10:48 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoMon 10:48 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloMon 10:48 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmWest W
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