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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 3:14:00 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 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' North, Longitude: 131° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 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"1029.51 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1029.49 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.1"4.69 miWest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 miNorth26.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' North, Longitude: 105° 18' 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' 29.9"1004.66 miWest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 miNorth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 20' 25.9"784.40 miEast4° 28' 47.5"307.81 miNorth841.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KororMon 12:14 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 12:14 PM294 km182 miles159 nmEast E
DavaoMon 11:14 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest W
ColoniaMon 1:14 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
General SantosMon 11:14 AM762 km474 miles412 nmWest W
SofifiMon 12:14 PM870 km540 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
TernateMon 12:14 PM877 km545 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariMon 12:14 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cebu CityMon 11:14 AM952 km592 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 11:14 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouthwest SW

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