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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 = Monday, October 1, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 127° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.16 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 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' 12.1"1036.06 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miSouth1036.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 48.4"5.53 miWest0° 23' 13.5"26.60 miSouth27.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' North, Longitude: 42° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.3"989.00 miWest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 miNorth988.80 mi
24 hours10° 58' 04.7"745.76 miEast3° 35' 01.7"246.35 miNorth780.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonMon 12:18 PM51 km32 miles28 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiMon 12:18 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
TernateMon 12:18 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
BaucauMon 12:18 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KendariMon 11:18 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W
ManadoMon 11:18 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 12:18 PM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameMon 12:18 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloMon 11:18 AM688 km427 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiMon 12:18 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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