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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 02:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 36' North
Longitude: 136° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.87 meters/second, 1655.5 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"1028.72 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.62 miwest0° 22' 14.9"25.48 minorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 57' North
Longitude: 121° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.64 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.1"1001.32 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 minorth1001.26 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.8"778.50 mieast4° 10' 57.3"287.44 minorth826.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokTue 11:54 AM222 km138 miles120 nmWest W
KororTue 11:54 AM239 km149 miles129 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:54 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaTue 12:54 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 11:54 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoTue 10:54 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmWest W
ManadoTue 10:54 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloTue 10:54 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonTue 10:54 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaTue 10:54 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
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