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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

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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° 08' 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"1028.75 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 minorth1028.73 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° 19' 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"1001.54 miwest0° 10' 55.4"12.51 minorth1001.48 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.6"778.66 mieast4° 11' 46.5"288.38 minorth827.45 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 PM809 km502 miles437 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanTue 12:04 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirTue 1:04 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 2:04 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 2:04 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNortheast NE
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