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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' North, Longitude: 133° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.97 meters/second, 1627.1 km/hour, 1011.0 miles/hour or 878.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1010.95 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1010.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.9"3.84 miwest0° 19' 28.9"22.32 misouth22.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 89° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.4"946.60 miwest0° 05' 22.8"6.17 minorth946.87 mi
24 hours14° 14' 03.2"935.69 mieast2° 42' 46.0"186.56 minorth960.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSun 12:10 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoSun 11:10 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosSun 11:10 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 1:10 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmEast E
QuezonSun 11:10 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest W
ManilaSun 11:10 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmWest W
ManokwariSun 12:10 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth S
ManadoSun 11:10 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloSun 11:10 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiSun 11:10 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorthwest NW
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