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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 5:38:00 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 05:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 94° 37' 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"991.58 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 miNorth991.55 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 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"982.21 miWest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 miNorth981.99 mi
24 hours11° 19' 31.8"765.56 miEast3° 08' 19.6"215.78 miNorth790.63 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 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
MawlamyineWed 12:08 PM327 km203 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
NaypyidawWed 12:08 PM329 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Chiang MaiWed 12:38 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-northeast ENE
DaweiWed 12:08 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
MandalayWed 12:08 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nakhon SawanWed 12:38 PM609 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChittagongWed 11:38 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port BlairWed 11:08 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangkokWed 12:38 PM734 km456 miles396 nmEast-southeast ESE

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