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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 8, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 94° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.39 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 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"991.65 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 minorth991.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.4"0.80 miwest0° 16' 05.2"18.44 minorth18.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' North, Longitude: 74° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.16 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"982.27 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 minorth982.05 mi
24 hours11° 19' 32.4"765.62 mieast3° 08' 17.7"215.76 minorth790.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonWed 12:08 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
NaypyidawWed 12:08 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineWed 12:08 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast E
Chiang MaiWed 12:38 PM524 km326 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
DaweiWed 12:08 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
MandalayWed 12:08 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChittagongWed 11:38 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port BlairWed 11:08 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nakhon SawanWed 12:38 PM638 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokWed 12:38 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-southeast ESE
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