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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' North, Longitude: 130° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.45 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"991.79 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth991.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.3"0.82 miwest0° 16' 07.0"18.47 minorth18.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' North, Longitude: 108° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.75 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.7"983.59 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth983.38 mi
24 hours11° 18' 33.7"765.51 mieast3° 12' 12.9"220.25 minorth791.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonWed 11:14 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 11:14 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 12:14 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoWed 11:14 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaipeiWed 11:14 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
General SantosWed 11:14 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ShantouWed 11:14 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 1:14 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-southeast ESE
KumamotoWed 12:14 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth N
Hong KongWed 11:14 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmWest-northwest WNW
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