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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 16, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 104° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.65 meters/second, 1644.0 km/hour, 1021.5 miles/hour or 887.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.49 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.8"3.95 miwest0° 21' 10.3"24.25 minorth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 170° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.69 meters/second, 1521.7 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"945.31 miwest0° 02' 13.8"2.56 misouth945.43 mi
24 hours348° 31' 57.0"746.71 miwest1° 18' 04.4"89.51 misouth755.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleTue 12:02 PM87 km54 miles47 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhTue 12:02 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơTue 12:02 PM176 km109 miles95 nmEast E
Kampong ChhnangTue 12:02 PM236 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ho Chi MinhTue 12:02 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
BattambangTue 12:02 PM340 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapTue 12:02 PM355 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
PattayaTue 12:02 PM471 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
Hat YaiTue 12:02 PM538 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
BangkokTue 12:02 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
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