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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 Monday, October 1, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 127° 38' 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"1036.13 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.12 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° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.3"989.06 miwest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 minorth988.86 mi
24 hours10° 58' 05.0"745.81 mieast3° 35' 00.0"246.34 minorth780.84 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 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiMon 12:18 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNorth N
TernateMon 12:18 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
KendariMon 11:18 AM573 km356 miles309 nmWest W
BaucauMon 12:18 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoMon 11:18 AM616 km383 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 12:18 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloMon 11:18 AM664 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
SameMon 12:18 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuaiMon 12:18 PM714 km444 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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