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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° 37' 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 minorth1020.30 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 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 179° 55' East

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"953.26 miwest0° 04' 21.1"4.99 misouth953.48 mi
24 hours348° 41' 38.9"742.04 miwest2° 07' 10.5"145.77 misouth760.52 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 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast E
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Wed 12:12 PM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
PattayaWed 12:12 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 12:12 PM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokWed 12:12 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Phnom PenhWed 12:12 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
Siem ReapWed 12:12 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
Hat YaiWed 12:12 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cần ThơWed 12:12 PM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
PhuketWed 12:12 PM460 km286 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
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