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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 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 91° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 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"991.64 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 minorth991.61 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' North, Longitude: 71° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"982.18 miwest0° 08' 36.0"9.86 minorth981.96 mi
24 hours11° 19' 36.5"765.62 mieast3° 08' 01.3"215.45 minorth790.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonWed 12:18 PM460 km286 miles249 nmEast E
NaypyidawWed 12:18 PM534 km332 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChittagongWed 11:48 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth N
Port BlairWed 11:18 AM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
MawlamyineWed 12:18 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast E
BarisalWed 11:48 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaWed 11:48 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MandalayWed 12:18 PM696 km433 miles376 nmNortheast NE
KolkataWed 11:18 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BhubaneshwarWed 11:18 AM721 km448 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
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