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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 2:54:00 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).

= 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 02:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 136° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 459.87 meters/second, 1655.5 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"17.14 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 is currently 447.64 meters/second, 1611.5 kilometres/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 31.7"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaTue 12:54 PM250 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokTue 11:54 AM253 km157 miles136 nmWest W
KororTue 11:54 AM270 km168 miles146 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

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