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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 3:24:00 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 03:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 128° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 444.09 meters/second, 1598.7 kilometres/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 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"993.16 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth993.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.0"0.98 miWest0° 16' 23.9"18.80 miNorth18.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 95° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 kilometres/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 10.2"995.29 miWest0° 10' 00.8"11.47 miNorth995.15 mi
24 hours11° 10' 26.1"765.09 miEast3° 46' 34.0"259.53 miNorth803.96 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
QuezonTue 11:24 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 11:24 AM807 km501 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityTue 11:24 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoTue 11:24 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaipeiTue 11:24 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorthwest NW
General SantosTue 11:24 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 12:24 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmSoutheast SE
XiamenTue 11:24 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowTue 11:24 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouTue 11:24 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW

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