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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 = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 3:00:00 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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 135° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 452.55 meters/second, 1629.2 kilometres/hour, 1012.3 miles/hour or 879.7 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' 00.1"16.87 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1012.19 miWest0° 00' 49.0"0.93 miSouth1012.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.3"3.98 miWest0° 19' 40.8"22.55 miSouth22.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' South, Longitude: 72° 14' West

The ground speed is currently 429.71 meters/second, 1547.0 kilometres/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 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' 24.8"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"961.04 miWest0° 08' 11.0"9.38 miNorth961.40 mi
24 hours13° 47' 18.8"919.26 miEast3° 42' 31.2"254.96 miNorth961.24 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
ColoniaMon 1:00 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 12:00 Noon597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KororMon 12:00 Noon618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaMon 1:00 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
DavaoMon 11:00 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosMon 11:00 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 12:00 Noon1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth S
QuezonMon 11:00 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
ManilaMon 11:00 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest W
ManadoMon 11:00 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouthwest SW

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