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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 4:02:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' North, Longitude: 119° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.16 meters/second, 1642.2 km/hour, 1020.4 miles/hour or 886.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.31 miWest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 miNorth1020.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.6"3.85 miWest0° 21' 00.2"24.06 miNorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 162° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.3"952.71 miWest0° 04' 15.2"4.88 miSouth952.92 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.1"742.14 miEast2° 04' 52.0"143.12 miSouth760.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaWed 12:02 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouthwest SW
Iloilo CityWed 12:02 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
BacolodWed 12:02 PM390 km242 miles211 nmEast E
MakatiWed 12:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManilaWed 12:02 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OlongapoWed 12:02 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
Cebu CityWed 12:02 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
Zamboanga CityWed 12:02 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
QuezonWed 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AngelesWed 12:02 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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