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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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 121° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.65 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"978.68 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.63 misouth978.71 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miwest0° 13' 26.6"15.41 misouth15.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 14° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.6"1002.75 miwest0° 11' 54.7"13.64 minorth1002.85 mi
24 hours11° 53' 15.1"822.26 mieast4° 39' 10.9"319.70 minorth881.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityFri 12:00 Noon348 km217 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KaohsiungFri 12:00 Noon422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityFri 12:00 Noon448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MabalacatFri 12:00 Noon478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AngelesFri 12:00 Noon485 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonFri 12:00 Noon524 km325 miles283 nmSouth S
OlongapoFri 12:00 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaFri 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles288 nmSouth S
TaichungFri 12:00 Noon535 km332 miles289 nmNorth N
MakatiFri 12:00 Noon541 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
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