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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 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' South, Longitude: 127° 43' 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' 52.8"5.62 miwest0° 23' 15.7"26.64 misouth27.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 31' North, Longitude: 53° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 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"999.94 miwest0° 10' 42.5"12.27 minorth999.83 mi
24 hours10° 51' 08.7"745.90 mieast4° 05' 22.5"281.07 minorth793.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSun 12:18 PM99 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SofifiSun 12:18 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
TernateSun 12:18 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
ManadoSun 11:18 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariSun 11:18 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
BaucauSun 12:18 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloSun 11:18 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 12:18 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameSun 12:18 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 12:18 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
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