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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 05:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 89° 21' 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"991.63 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 minorth991.60 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° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.08 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"982.09 miwest0° 08' 35.5"9.84 minorth981.87 mi
24 hours11° 19' 40.5"765.63 mieast3° 07' 44.7"215.13 minorth790.52 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 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataWed 11:28 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
HowrahWed 11:28 AM612 km380 miles331 nmNorth N
BarisalWed 11:58 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
KhulnaWed 11:58 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
ChittagongWed 11:58 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VisakhapatnamWed 11:28 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
JessoreWed 11:58 AM667 km415 miles360 nmNorth N
YangonWed 12:28 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast E
DurgapurWed 11:28 AM735 km456 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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