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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 4:14:00 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 04:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 116° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 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' 14.5"25.47 miNorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' North, Longitude: 102° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 kilometres/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 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"1000.89 miWest0° 10' 51.3"12.43 miNorth1000.82 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.2"778.21 miEast4° 09' 38.3"285.92 miNorth826.02 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
Kota KinabaluTue 12:14 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PaparTue 12:14 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PrincesaTue 12:14 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNortheast NE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:14 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Pekan TutongTue 12:14 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala BelaitTue 12:14 PM448 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
MiriTue 12:14 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityTue 12:14 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast E
Cebu CityTue 12:14 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaTue 12:14 PM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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