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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 05' North
Longitude: 139° 31' 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"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1014.82 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.85 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 25' South
Longitude: 41° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.44 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"991.91 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth992.21 mi
24 hours12° 43' 50.3"873.32 mieast4° 45' 05.3"326.51 minorth935.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guam (Hagåtña)Wed 12:44 PM588 km365 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 11:44 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
SaipanWed 12:44 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 11:44 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 11:44 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSouth S
DavaoWed 10:44 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoWed 10:44 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaWed 10:44 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmWest W
PalikirWed 1:44 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-southeast ESE
TaipeiWed 10:44 AM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmNorthwest NW
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