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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 4:14:00 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 04:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 115° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 444.07 meters/second, 1598.6 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"993.11 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth993.08 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.7"0.97 miWest0° 16' 23.5"18.79 miNorth18.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' North, Longitude: 83° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 kilometres/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.0"994.94 miWest0° 09' 58.6"11.43 miNorth994.79 mi
24 hours11° 10' 39.0"765.07 miEast3° 45' 31.0"258.33 miNorth803.52 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
OlongapoTue 12:14 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tarlac CityTue 12:14 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
MabalacatTue 12:14 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
AngelesTue 12:14 PM562 km349 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hong KongTue 12:14 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaTue 12:14 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
KowloonTue 12:14 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonTue 12:14 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
MacauTue 12:14 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenTue 12:14 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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