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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' North, Longitude: 114° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 km/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.59 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1028.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.0"4.61 miwest0° 22' 14.4"25.47 minorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' North, Longitude: 99° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"1000.84 miwest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 minorth1000.77 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.7"778.18 mieast4° 09' 28.1"285.72 minorth825.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluTue 12:24 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:24 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pekan TutongTue 12:24 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouth S
Kuala BelaitTue 12:24 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth S
MiriTue 12:24 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaTue 12:24 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nha TrangTue 11:24 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingTue 12:24 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhTue 11:24 AM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơTue 11:24 AM986 km613 miles532 nmWest-northwest WNW
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