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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 04:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 37' North
Longitude: 119° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 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"1028.67 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.66 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 10' North
Longitude: 104° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 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 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"1001.00 miwest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 minorth1000.93 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.0"778.29 mieast4° 09' 47.2"286.11 minorth826.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zamboanga CityTue 12:04 PM335 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluTue 12:04 PM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
Iloilo CityTue 12:04 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
BacolodTue 12:04 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:04 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
Marawi CityTue 12:04 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast E
Pekan TutongTue 12:04 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityTue 12:04 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cagayan de OroTue 12:04 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
Kuala BelaitTue 12:04 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
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