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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, September 23, 2013 at 03:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 122° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.4"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.1"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' North, Longitude: 14° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"965.12 miwest0° 06' 21.5"7.29 minorth964.89 mi
24 hours11° 53' 31.5"791.36 mieast2° 08' 04.7"146.79 minorth800.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloMon 11:44 AM128 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE
PaluMon 11:44 AM265 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoMon 11:44 AM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
KendariMon 11:44 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
MamujuMon 11:44 AM456 km284 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaMon 11:44 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest W
TernateMon 12:44 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast E
BalikpapanMon 11:44 AM601 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiMon 12:44 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast E
MakassarMon 11:44 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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