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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 33' North
Longitude: 130° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"994.69 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth994.66 mi
24 hours0° 01' 01.8"1.14 miwest0° 16' 41.0"19.12 minorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 57' North
Longitude: 86° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.46 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"1003.15 miwest0° 10' 52.3"12.45 minorth1003.12 mi
24 hours11° 07' 23.7"767.64 mieast4° 11' 59.0"288.61 minorth817.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cebu CityMon 11:14 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonMon 11:14 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest W
ManilaMon 11:14 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmWest W
MelekeokMon 12:14 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoMon 11:14 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaipeiMon 11:14 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaMon 1:14 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast E
ShantouMon 11:14 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 11:14 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 12:14 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNorth N
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