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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 24' North
Longitude: 91° 50' 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"990.19 miwest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 minorth990.16 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.8"0.64 miwest0° 15' 47.6"18.11 minorth18.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 26' North
Longitude: 82° 58' 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"968.57 miwest0° 06' 56.5"7.96 minorth968.33 mi
24 hours11° 29' 36.5"766.50 mieast2° 24' 41.8"165.84 minorth779.67 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 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
NaypyidawThu 12:18 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChittagongThu 11:48 AM545 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
BarisalThu 11:48 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MawlamyineThu 12:18 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast E
Port BlairThu 11:18 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
KhulnaThu 11:48 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChandpurThu 11:48 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
MandalayThu 12:18 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
ComillaThu 11:48 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
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