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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 4:04:00 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 04:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 119° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 459.85 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"1028.60 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1028.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.1"4.61 miWest0° 22' 14.6"25.48 miNorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' North, Longitude: 104° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 kilometres/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 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"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"1000.93 miWest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 miNorth1000.87 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.0"778.24 miEast4° 09' 48.3"286.11 miNorth826.13 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
Puerto PrincesaTue 12:04 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zamboanga CityTue 12:04 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluTue 12:04 PM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
Iloilo CityTue 12:04 PM486 km302 miles263 nmNortheast NE
Marawi CityTue 12:04 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast E
Cebu CityTue 12:04 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:04 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroTue 12:04 PM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
Pekan TutongTue 12:04 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosTue 12:04 PM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE

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