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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 = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 2:14:00 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' North, Longitude: 146° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 459.48 meters/second, 1654.1 kilometres/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 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"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1027.76 miWest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 miNorth1027.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.2"4.53 miWest0° 22' 07.1"25.33 miNorth25.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' North, Longitude: 142° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 443.77 meters/second, 1597.6 kilometres/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 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' 31.6"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"992.55 miWest0° 09' 55.9"11.38 miNorth992.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 49.7"775.21 miEast3° 42' 53.9"255.34 miNorth811.88 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
WenoWed 12:14 PM555 km345 miles299 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 12:14 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanWed 12:14 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
ColoniaWed 12:14 PM975 km606 miles526 nmWest W
PalikirWed 1:14 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmEast E
JayapuraWed 11:14 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 11:14 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest W
ManokwariWed 11:14 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 12:14 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
HoniaraWed 1:14 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSoutheast SE

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