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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 = Friday, August 23, 2013 at 4:00:00 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 Friday, August 23, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' North, Longitude: 120° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 454.83 meters/second, 1637.4 kilometres/hour, 1017.4 miles/hour or 884.1 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"16.96 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1017.30 miWest0° 00' 50.9"0.97 miSouth1017.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.8"4.52 miWest0° 20' 26.5"23.42 miSouth23.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 34° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 29.7"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.4"1001.82 miWest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 miNorth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.6"828.07 miEast4° 30' 48.3"310.13 miNorth882.18 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
KaliboFri 12:00 Noon188 km117 miles102 nmEast E
Iloilo CityFri 12:00 Noon221 km138 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto PrincesaFri 12:00 Noon280 km174 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
CabuyaoFri 12:00 Noon321 km200 miles173 nmNorth N
ManilaFri 12:00 Noon355 km220 miles192 nmNorth N
QuezonFri 12:00 Noon368 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
Cebu CityFri 12:00 Noon372 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
OlongapoFri 12:00 Noon383 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
AngelesFri 12:00 Noon414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
MabalacatFri 12:00 Noon422 km262 miles228 nmNorth N

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