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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 areas 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 2:24:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 144° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 kilometres/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.66 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1028.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.3"4.62 miWest0° 22' 15.1"25.49 miNorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 128° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 kilometres/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1001.39 miWest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 miNorth1001.33 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.1"778.54 miEast4° 11' 27.9"288.01 miNorth827.19 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 12:24 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
ColoniaTue 12:24 PM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-northwest WNW
WenoTue 12:24 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast E
SaipanTue 12:24 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 11:24 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 11:24 AM1194 km742 miles644 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 11:24 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:24 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 12:24 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 10:24 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmWest-southwest WSW

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