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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 05:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 101° 54' 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 minorth1020.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.3"3.84 miwest0° 20' 59.7"24.05 minorth24.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 179° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.5 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' 32.4"953.19 miwest0° 04' 21.1"4.99 misouth953.40 mi
24 hours11° 18' 21.3"741.99 mieast2° 07' 08.4"145.72 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 12:12 PM178 km111 miles96 nmEast E
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Wed 12:12 PM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
PattayaWed 12:12 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 12:12 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhWed 12:12 PM349 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
Siem ReapWed 12:12 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNortheast NE
BangkokWed 12:12 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hat YaiWed 12:12 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cần ThơWed 12:12 PM428 km266 miles231 nmEast E
PhuketWed 12:12 PM484 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
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