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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 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 104° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.14 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"1020.33 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.3"3.84 miwest0° 20' 59.7"24.05 minorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 177° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.20 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 32.2"953.19 miwest0° 04' 20.4"4.98 misouth953.41 mi
24 hours11° 18' 24.8"742.06 mieast2° 06' 51.0"145.40 misouth760.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleWed 12:02 PM66 km41 miles36 nmWest W
Phnom PenhWed 12:02 PM145 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
Cần ThơWed 12:02 PM189 km118 miles102 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kampong ChhnangWed 12:02 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ho Chi MinhWed 12:02 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast E
BattambangWed 12:02 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapWed 12:02 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 12:02 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokWed 12:02 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 12:02 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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