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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 15, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' North, Longitude: 103° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.97 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"981.72 miwest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 minorth981.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.28 mieast0° 13' 57.1"16.00 minorth16.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' North, Longitude: 163° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.1"961.30 miwest0° 05' 40.2"6.50 misouth961.56 mi
24 hours11° 05' 17.1"733.45 mieast2° 36' 22.2"179.21 misouth759.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VientianeWed 12:02 PM128 km79 miles69 nmSouthwest SW
Wanon NiwatWed 12:02 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Luang PrabangWed 12:02 PM165 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
Udon ThaniWed 12:02 PM175 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Xam NeuaWed 12:02 PM184 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sakon NakhonWed 12:02 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Khon KaenWed 12:02 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth S
SavannakhetWed 12:02 PM301 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HanoiWed 12:02 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Hai PhongWed 12:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
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