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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, June 21, 2012 at 05:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 103° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.6"3.47 mieast0° 00' 18.6"0.36 misouth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 122° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.0"950.87 miwest0° 06' 09.0"7.05 misouth951.18 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.4"771.06 mieast2° 52' 29.6"197.72 misouth801.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KunmingThu 1:08 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Xam NeuaThu 12:08 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiThu 12:08 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
Luang PrabangThu 12:08 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongThu 12:08 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
GuiyangThu 1:08 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 1:08 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast E
VientianeThu 12:08 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth S
Udon ThaniThu 12:08 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth S
Chiang MaiThu 12:08 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
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