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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 35' North
Longitude: 146° 38' 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"1028.74 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.72 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 50' North
Longitude: 130° 53' 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"1001.50 miwest0° 10' 55.1"12.50 minorth1001.44 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.8"778.63 mieast4° 11' 36.6"288.19 minorth827.34 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 PM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 12:14 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:14 AM1325 km823 miles716 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:14 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 1:14 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 2:14 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoTue 10:14 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-southwest WSW
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