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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 03:46:00.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' North, Longitude: 121° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 13.3"1037.80 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.1"6.11 miWest0° 23' 20.1"26.72 miSouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 88° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 kilometres/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.22 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"972.97 miWest0° 07' 50.5"8.99 miNorth973.30 mi
24 hours10° 55' 19.4"730.86 miEast3° 25' 50.4"235.84 miNorth772.98 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
GorontaloSat 11:46 am151 km94 miles81 nmEast E
PaluSat 11:46 am248 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoSat 11:46 am370 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuSat 11:46 am459 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
KendariSat 11:46 am487 km303 miles263 nmSouth S
SamarindaSat 11:46 am518 km322 miles280 nmWest W
BalikpapanSat 11:46 am568 km353 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateSat 12:46 pm633 km393 miles342 nmEast E
SofifiSat 12:46 pm652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
MakassarSat 11:46 am659 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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