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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 106° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.15 meters/second, 1642.1 km/hour, 1020.4 miles/hour or 886.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.34 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.5"3.84 miwest0° 20' 59.8"24.05 minorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 175° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.17 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"953.13 miwest0° 04' 19.6"4.96 misouth953.34 mi
24 hours11° 18' 28.8"742.08 mieast2° 06' 31.7"145.03 misouth760.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:52 AM28 km18 miles15 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơWed 11:52 AM107 km66 miles58 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phnom PenhWed 11:52 AM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:52 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNortheast NE
SihanoukvilleWed 11:52 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
BattambangWed 11:52 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 11:52 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
Da NangWed 11:52 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuếWed 11:52 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 11:52 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
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