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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 26' North
Longitude: 120° 38' 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"1020.67 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.9"3.89 miwest0° 21' 02.4"24.10 minorth24.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 36° 31' 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' 38.5"962.42 miwest0° 06' 10.7"7.08 misouth962.20 mi
24 hours13° 11' 21.5"877.83 mieast2° 01' 51.1"139.66 misouth884.33 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 AM214 km133 miles115 nmEast E
Puerto PrincesaThu 11:56 AM221 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
BacolodThu 11:56 AM256 km159 miles138 nmEast E
Cebu CityThu 11:56 AM358 km222 miles193 nmEast E
Zamboanga CityThu 11:56 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakatiThu 11:56 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth N
ManilaThu 11:56 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
QuezonThu 11:56 AM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
Marawi CityThu 11:56 AM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
OlongapoThu 11:56 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
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