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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

UTC time = Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 2:44:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 05' North, Longitude: 139° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.69 meters/second, 1633.3 km/hour, 1014.9 miles/hour or 881.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.91 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1014.75 miWest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 miSouth1014.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.4"4.26 miWest0° 20' 03.8"22.99 miSouth23.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 41° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.4"991.83 miWest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 miNorth992.14 mi
24 hours12° 43' 51.6"873.27 miEast4° 45' 04.7"326.48 miNorth935.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 12:44 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaipanWed 12:44 PM730 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 11:44 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariWed 11:44 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 11:44 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth S
DavaoWed 10:44 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 10:44 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoWed 10:44 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaWed 10:44 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmWest W
PalikirWed 1:44 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmEast-southeast ESE

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