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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 Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 04:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 110° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"977.66 miwest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 minorth977.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.4"0.71 mieast0° 12' 58.1"14.87 minorth14.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 157° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.0"997.71 miwest0° 10' 01.2"11.48 misouth997.96 mi
24 hours10° 56' 40.6"750.67 mieast4° 11' 08.5"287.64 misouth806.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouSat 12:34 PM51 km32 miles28 nmNorth N
Hai PhongSat 11:34 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
NanningSat 12:34 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MacauSat 12:34 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
Da NangSat 11:34 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuếSat 11:34 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
FoshanSat 12:34 PM479 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
HanoiSat 11:34 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuangzhouSat 12:34 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongSat 12:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
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