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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 12' North
Longitude: 105° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.60 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.02 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"960.65 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth960.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.8"2.61 mieast0° 07' 30.4"8.61 minorth9.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 12' North
Longitude: 33° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.4"1003.85 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 minorth1003.83 mi
24 hours11° 06' 54.2"767.69 mieast4° 15' 05.4"292.16 minorth819.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiSun 11:54 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth S
Hai PhongSun 11:54 AM179 km111 miles97 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaSun 11:54 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
NanningSun 12:54 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
KunmingSun 12:54 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
Luang PrabangSun 11:54 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
GuiyangSun 12:54 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
HaikouSun 12:54 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
VientianeSun 11:54 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinSun 12:54 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
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