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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 = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:04:00 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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' North, Longitude: 149° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.68 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1028.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.3"4.62 miWest0° 22' 15.2"25.49 miNorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 133° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"1001.48 miWest0° 10' 55.4"12.51 miNorth1001.42 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.6"778.61 miEast4° 11' 47.5"288.38 miNorth827.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:04 PM827 km514 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanTue 12:04 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirTue 1:04 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 2:04 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 2:04 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE

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