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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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 56' North
Longitude: 104° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"962.49 miwest0° 00' 21.0"0.40 minorth962.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.7"2.40 mieast0° 08' 16.6"9.49 minorth9.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 50' South
Longitude: 8° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.9"998.03 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth998.28 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.6"804.61 mieast4° 33' 36.9"313.36 minorth865.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiFri 12:00 Noon204 km127 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongFri 12:00 Noon289 km180 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Luang PrabangFri 12:00 Noon308 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
KunmingFri 1:00 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NanningFri 1:00 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
VientianeFri 12:00 Noon468 km291 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Udon ThaniFri 12:00 Noon521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuiyangFri 1:00 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavannakhetFri 12:00 Noon598 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
Khon KaenFri 12:00 Noon624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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