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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 3:04:00 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' North, Longitude: 134° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 459.46 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"1027.73 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miNorth1027.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.0"4.53 miWest0° 22' 06.8"25.33 miNorth25.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' North, Longitude: 130° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 kilometres/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.2"992.16 miWest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 miNorth991.99 mi
24 hours11° 21' 01.0"775.13 miEast3° 41' 43.1"253.99 miNorth811.34 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
MelekeokWed 12:04 PM61 km38 miles33 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KororWed 12:04 PM72 km44 miles39 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ColoniaWed 1:04 PM449 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoWed 11:04 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest W
ManokwariWed 12:04 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth S
General SantosWed 11:04 AM1034 km642 miles558 nmWest W
ManadoWed 11:04 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 1:04 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraWed 12:04 PM1360 km845 miles735 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloWed 11:04 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest-southwest WSW

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