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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 = Sunday, September 30, 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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' South, Longitude: 127° 60' 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"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.2"1036.44 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth1036.44 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° 34' 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"999.87 miWest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 miNorth999.77 mi
24 hours10° 51' 08.6"745.84 miEast4° 05' 23.8"281.07 miNorth793.62 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 PM87 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SofifiSun 12:18 PM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth N
TernateSun 12:18 PM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
ManadoSun 11:18 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
KendariSun 11:18 AM619 km385 miles334 nmWest W
BaucauSun 12:18 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloSun 11:18 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 12:18 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 12:18 PM712 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
SameSun 12:18 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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