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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 132° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"993.25 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth993.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"0.98 miwest0° 16' 24.2"18.80 minorth18.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 100° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.3"995.49 miwest0° 10' 01.5"11.49 minorth995.35 mi
24 hours11° 10' 21.3"765.15 mieast3° 46' 57.7"260.00 minorth804.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokTue 12:04 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSouth S
QuezonTue 11:04 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmWest W
ManilaTue 11:04 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmWest W
HagåtñaTue 1:04 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoTue 11:04 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosTue 11:04 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiTue 11:04 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
KumamotoTue 12:04 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth N
ShantouTue 11:04 AM1839 km1142 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaTue 12:04 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
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