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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° 24' 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"1020.26 miwest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 minorth1020.24 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° 28' North, Longitude: 177° 24' 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"953.12 miwest0° 04' 20.2"4.97 misouth953.33 mi
24 hours11° 18' 25.3"742.01 mieast2° 06' 48.8"145.35 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
SihanoukvilleWed 12:02 PM96 km60 miles52 nmWest W
Phnom PenhWed 12:02 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơWed 12:02 PM160 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kampong ChhnangWed 12:02 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth N
Ho Chi MinhWed 12:02 PM255 km158 miles138 nmEast E
BattambangWed 12:02 PM313 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapWed 12:02 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 12:02 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 12:02 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 12:02 PM551 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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