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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 120° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.29 meters/second, 1642.7 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 887.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.60 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.9"3.89 miwest0° 21' 02.4"24.10 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 36° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.7"962.36 miwest0° 06' 10.8"7.08 misouth962.14 mi
24 hours13° 11' 20.1"877.75 mieast2° 01' 53.6"139.70 misouth884.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iloilo CityThu 11:56 AM183 km114 miles99 nmEast E
BacolodThu 11:56 AM226 km140 miles122 nmEast E
Puerto PrincesaThu 11:56 AM251 km156 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityThu 11:56 AM327 km203 miles177 nmEast E
Zamboanga CityThu 11:56 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakatiThu 11:56 AM456 km284 miles246 nmNorth N
Marawi CityThu 11:56 AM458 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
Cagayan de OroThu 11:56 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManilaThu 11:56 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
QuezonThu 11:56 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
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