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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 5:58:00 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 05:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 89° 37' 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"991.56 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 miNorth991.53 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.3"0.80 miWest0° 16' 05.1"18.44 miNorth18.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' North, Longitude: 69° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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"982.03 miWest0° 08' 35.6"9.84 miNorth981.81 mi
24 hours11° 19' 40.0"765.58 miEast3° 07' 46.6"215.15 miNorth790.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhubaneshwarWed 11:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataWed 11:28 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HowrahWed 11:28 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChittagongWed 11:58 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarisalWed 11:58 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth N
KhulnaWed 11:58 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
JessoreWed 11:58 AM669 km415 miles361 nmNorth N
Port BlairWed 11:28 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChandpurWed 11:58 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth N
VisakhapatnamWed 11:28 AM683 km425 miles369 nmWest W

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