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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 03:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' South, Longitude: 125° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.33 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 misouth1036.43 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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' North, Longitude: 55° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.01 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"999.81 miwest0° 10' 42.2"12.26 minorth999.71 mi
24 hours10° 51' 10.2"745.83 mieast4° 05' 13.1"280.87 minorth793.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSun 12:28 PM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariSun 11:28 AM350 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSun 12:28 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiSun 12:28 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GorontaloSun 11:28 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
ManadoSun 11:28 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
BaucauSun 12:28 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth S
DiliSun 12:28 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
PaluSun 11:28 AM666 km414 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameSun 12:28 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth S
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