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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:54:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 136° 55' 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.65 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1028.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.61 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 Latitude: 4° 57' North, Longitude: 121° 29' 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"1001.25 miWest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 miNorth1001.19 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.8"778.45 miEast4° 10' 58.4"287.44 miNorth826.87 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 AM253 km157 miles136 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:54 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaTue 12:54 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 11:54 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoTue 10:54 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
General SantosTue 10:54 AM1308 km812 miles706 nmWest W
ManadoTue 10:54 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloTue 10:54 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonTue 10:54 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaTue 10:54 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-northwest WNW

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