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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, May 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' North, Longitude: 109° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1001.84 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 minorth1001.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.1"1.93 miwest0° 17' 59.2"20.62 minorth20.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' South, Longitude: 6° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.9"957.89 miwest0° 07' 20.1"8.41 minorth958.23 mi
24 hours13° 08' 47.2"872.27 mieast3° 20' 10.3"229.39 minorth908.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Da NangWed 11:36 AM218 km135 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếWed 11:36 AM299 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:36 AM331 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PakseWed 11:36 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
HaikouWed 12:36 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
SavannakhetWed 11:36 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:36 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Phnom PenhWed 11:36 AM675 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
Siem ReapWed 11:36 AM690 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơWed 11:36 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
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