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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 = Thursday, May 9, 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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' North, Longitude: 92° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.51 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"990.12 miWest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 miNorth990.09 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.8"0.64 miWest0° 15' 47.6"18.10 miNorth18.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' North, Longitude: 83° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.06 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.8"968.51 miWest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 miNorth968.27 mi
24 hours11° 29' 36.1"766.45 miEast2° 24' 44.0"165.87 miNorth779.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonThu 12:18 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast E
NaypyidawThu 12:18 PM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChittagongThu 11:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
MawlamyineThu 12:18 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast E
BarisalThu 11:48 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port BlairThu 11:18 AM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth S
MandalayThu 12:18 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE
KhulnaThu 11:48 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChandpurThu 11:48 AM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ComillaThu 11:48 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N

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