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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° 28' 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"951.89 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth951.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.6"3.47 mieast0° 00' 18.5"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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 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"950.79 miwest0° 06' 08.9"7.05 misouth951.10 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.9"771.01 mieast2° 52' 27.2"197.66 misouth801.91 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Xam NeuaThu 12:08 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth S
HanoiThu 12:08 PM363 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
Luang PrabangThu 12:08 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongThu 12:08 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSoutheast SE
GuiyangThu 1:08 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 1:08 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
VientianeThu 12:08 PM612 km380 miles331 nmSouth S
Udon ThaniThu 12:08 PM671 km417 miles363 nmSouth S
Chiang MaiThu 12:08 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
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