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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 5:48:00 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 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 92° 07' 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"991.57 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 miNorth991.54 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.4"0.80 miWest0° 16' 05.2"18.44 miNorth18.45 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° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 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"982.12 miWest0° 08' 36.2"9.86 miNorth981.90 mi
24 hours11° 19' 35.9"765.57 miEast3° 08' 03.2"215.47 miNorth790.55 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 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast E
NaypyidawWed 12:18 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNortheast NE
ChittagongWed 11:48 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
MawlamyineWed 12:18 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
Port BlairWed 11:18 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth S
BarisalWed 11:48 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MandalayWed 12:18 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
KhulnaWed 11:48 AM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KolkataWed 11:18 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BhubaneshwarWed 11:18 AM747 km464 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW

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