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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' North, Longitude: 104° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.62 meters/second, 1640.2 km/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.08 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1019.06 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.6"3.73 miwest0° 20' 48.9"23.84 minorth24.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' North, Longitude: 166° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.9"964.63 miwest0° 06' 16.6"7.19 misouth964.91 mi
24 hours11° 09' 59.6"741.29 mieast2° 50' 59.5"195.94 misouth771.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleThu 12:02 PM94 km58 miles51 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phnom PenhThu 12:02 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNortheast NE
Kampong ChhnangThu 12:02 PM156 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơThu 12:02 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ho Chi MinhThu 12:02 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast E
BattambangThu 12:02 PM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapThu 12:02 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth N
PattayaThu 12:02 PM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
PakseThu 12:02 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon RatchasimaThu 12:02 PM514 km319 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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