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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 = Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 3:00:00 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 Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 135° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.71 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.8 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.80 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1032.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.3"5.00 miWest0° 22' 51.1"26.17 miNorth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 19' South, Longitude: 19° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.32 meters/second, 1455.6 km/hour, 904.4 miles/hour or 785.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.07 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.1"904.03 miWest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 miSouth904.01 mi
24 hours12° 51' 07.7"803.85 miEast0° 30' 51.3"35.40 miNorth806.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KororSun 12:00 Noon239 km149 miles129 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 12:00 Noon245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariSun 12:00 Noon742 km461 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 12:00 Noon1055 km655 miles570 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoSun 11:00 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmWest W
General SantosSun 11:00 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest W
ManadoSun 11:00 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaSun 1:00 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNortheast NE
GorontaloSun 11:00 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonSun 11:00 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmWest-northwest WNW

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