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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' North, Longitude: 146° 55' 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"1028.67 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.65 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 131° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 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"1001.43 miwest0° 10' 55.1"12.50 minorth1001.37 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.8"778.58 mieast4° 11' 37.7"288.19 minorth827.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:14 PM693 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 12:14 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:14 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:14 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 1:14 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 2:14 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandTue 2:14 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
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