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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 = Tuesday, May 7, 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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 133° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.8 kilometres/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 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' 00.0"16.56 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"993.18 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth993.15 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° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 kilometres/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 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' 32.2"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.3"995.43 miWest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 miNorth995.29 mi
24 hours11° 10' 20.9"765.10 miEast3° 46' 59.2"260.01 miNorth804.14 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
ColoniaTue 1:04 PM973 km605 miles525 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 12:04 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 1:04 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonTue 11:04 AM1316 km818 miles710 nmWest W
ManilaTue 11:04 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmWest W
DavaoTue 11:04 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosTue 11:04 AM1470 km913 miles793 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiTue 11:04 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
KumamotoTue 12:04 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth N
ShantouTue 11:04 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW

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