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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 08' North
Longitude: 106° 51' 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"991.70 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth991.67 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 09' North
Longitude: 86° 10' 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' 53.3"982.73 miwest0° 08' 39.8"9.93 minorth982.51 mi
24 hours11° 19' 11.9"765.58 mieast3° 09' 40.1"217.33 minorth791.08 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 11:48 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
SavannakhetWed 11:48 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseWed 11:48 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongWed 11:48 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
Udon ThaniWed 11:48 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest W
Khon KaenWed 11:48 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest W
HanoiWed 11:48 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VientianeWed 11:48 AM459 km286 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouWed 12:48 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
Luang PrabangWed 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
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