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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, April 8, 2013 at 2:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 146° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.27 meters/second, 1657.0 km/hour, 1029.6 miles/hour or 894.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1029.54 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1029.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.3"4.70 miWest0° 22' 22.8"25.63 miNorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 20' North, Longitude: 119° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"1004.66 miWest0° 11' 24.9"13.07 miNorth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 20' 42.2"784.73 miEast4° 29' 17.3"308.38 miNorth842.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoMon 12:14 PM538 km334 miles290 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 12:14 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanMon 12:14 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
ColoniaMon 12:14 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirMon 1:14 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 11:14 AM1284 km798 miles694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokMon 11:14 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 11:14 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:14 PM1844 km1146 miles995 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 1:14 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmSoutheast SE

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