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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 53' North
Longitude: 104° 04' 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"1019.15 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1019.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.6"3.73 miwest0° 20' 48.9"23.85 minorth24.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 21' North
Longitude: 166° 22' 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' 56.0"964.71 miwest0° 06' 16.7"7.20 misouth964.99 mi
24 hours11° 09' 59.2"741.34 mieast2° 51' 01.5"195.99 misouth771.71 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 PM66 km41 miles35 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phnom PenhThu 12:02 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNortheast NE
Cần ThơThu 12:02 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
BattambangThu 12:02 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhThu 12:02 PM290 km180 miles157 nmEast E
PattayaThu 12:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokThu 12:02 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaThu 12:02 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PakseThu 12:02 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nha TrangThu 12:02 PM579 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
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