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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 126° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.86 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"1028.62 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.61 miwest0° 22' 14.7"25.48 minorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' North, Longitude: 111° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.4"1001.07 miwest0° 10' 52.6"12.46 minorth1001.01 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.8"778.33 mieast4° 10' 18.7"286.68 minorth826.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavaoTue 11:34 AM155 km96 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosTue 11:34 AM253 km157 miles137 nmSouthwest SW
Cagayan de OroTue 11:34 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
Marawi CityTue 11:34 AM292 km181 miles158 nmWest W
Cebu CityTue 11:34 AM444 km276 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
Zamboanga CityTue 11:34 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest W
BacolodTue 11:34 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
Iloilo CityTue 11:34 AM587 km364 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
ManadoTue 11:34 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateTue 12:34 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
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