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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, May 2, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 26' North
Longitude: 100° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.37 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth1000.34 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.5"1.77 miwest0° 17' 43.7"20.32 minorth20.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 01' South
Longitude: 10° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.0"975.21 miwest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 minorth975.58 mi
24 hours12° 25' 21.3"837.32 mieast4° 00' 03.6"275.02 minorth887.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BangkokThu 12:14 PM188 km117 miles102 nmSouth S
Khon KaenThu 12:14 PM277 km172 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
PattayaThu 12:14 PM279 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
Udon ThaniThu 12:14 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNortheast NE
VientianeThu 12:14 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNortheast NE
BattambangThu 12:14 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
Chiang MaiThu 12:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SavannakhetThu 12:14 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonThu 11:44 AM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
Luang PrabangThu 12:14 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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