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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 4:24:00 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 04:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 114° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 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"1028.59 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 miNorth1028.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.0"4.61 miWest0° 22' 14.4"25.47 miNorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' North, Longitude: 99° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 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' 45.6"1000.84 miWest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 miNorth1000.77 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.7"778.18 miEast4° 09' 28.1"285.72 miNorth825.92 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 12:24 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:24 PM308 km192 miles166 nmSouth S
Pekan TutongTue 12:24 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth S
Kuala BelaitTue 12:24 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth S
MiriTue 12:24 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaTue 12:24 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
SibuTue 12:24 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingTue 12:24 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityTue 12:24 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast E
Ho Chi MinhTue 11:24 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW

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