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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 30, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 130° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.34 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 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' 12.2"1036.52 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 52.9"5.62 miwest0° 23' 15.7"26.64 misouth27.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' North, Longitude: 51° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"1000.00 miwest0° 10' 42.9"12.27 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours10° 51' 07.1"745.91 mieast4° 05' 33.3"281.28 minorth793.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSun 12:08 PM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariSun 12:08 PM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
SofifiSun 12:08 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
TernateSun 12:08 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauSun 12:08 PM741 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoSun 11:08 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 12:08 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
SameSun 12:08 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
KendariSun 11:08 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
GorontaloSun 11:08 AM884 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
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