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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 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 119° 08' 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"978.69 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.63 misouth978.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miwest0° 13' 26.8"15.41 misouth15.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' South, Longitude: 17° 13' 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' 49.1"1002.76 miwest0° 11' 54.5"13.64 minorth1002.86 mi
24 hours11° 53' 05.9"822.09 mieast4° 39' 04.1"319.58 minorth881.30 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 12:10 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaohsiungFri 12:10 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tarlac CityFri 12:10 PM460 km286 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MabalacatFri 12:10 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AngelesFri 12:10 PM496 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShantouFri 12:10 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OlongapoFri 12:10 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaichungFri 12:10 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuezonFri 12:10 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManilaFri 12:10 PM566 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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