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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 = Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 3:18:00 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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 32' South, Longitude: 128° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 900.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.4"1036.78 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1036.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 57.0"5.70 miWest0° 23' 17.5"26.68 miSouth27.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 05' North, Longitude: 64° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.56 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.3"1005.55 miWest0° 11' 21.8"13.01 miNorth1005.57 mi
24 hours10° 50' 30.7"749.45 miEast4° 26' 05.7"304.73 miNorth807.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSat 12:18 PM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth S
SofifiSat 12:18 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
TernateSat 12:18 PM376 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoSat 11:18 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
KendariSat 11:18 AM638 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloSat 11:18 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauSat 12:18 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSat 12:18 PM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSat 12:18 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameSat 12:18 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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