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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 = Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 3:50:00 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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 121° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.32 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.41 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1036.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.8"6.17 miWest0° 23' 06.4"26.46 miSouth27.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 115° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.4"958.47 miWest0° 07' 06.3"8.14 miNorth958.79 mi
24 hours13° 30' 04.5"896.83 miEast3° 17' 27.9"226.27 miNorth931.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloSun 11:50 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoSun 11:50 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
Zamboanga CitySun 11:50 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
PaluSun 11:50 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
General SantosSun 11:50 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
SamarindaSun 11:50 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouthwest SW
Marawi CitySun 11:50 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoSun 11:50 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNortheast NE
Kota KinabaluSun 11:50 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
BalikpapanSun 11:50 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouthwest SW

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