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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

UTC time = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 4:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 107° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"991.63 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 miNorth991.60 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.7"0.80 miWest0° 16' 05.9"18.45 miNorth18.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' North, Longitude: 86° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.37 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.38 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.4"982.67 miWest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 miNorth982.46 mi
24 hours11° 19' 11.4"765.52 miEast3° 09' 41.9"217.35 miNorth791.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuếWed 11:48 AM88 km55 miles48 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Da NangWed 11:48 AM165 km103 miles89 nmSoutheast SE
SavannakhetWed 11:48 AM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseWed 11:48 AM263 km164 miles142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongWed 11:48 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
HanoiWed 11:48 AM453 km281 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Udon ThaniWed 11:48 AM461 km287 miles249 nmWest W
Khon KaenWed 11:48 AM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
HaikouWed 12:48 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
Xam NeuaWed 11:48 AM487 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW

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