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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' North
Longitude: 104° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.97 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.2"3.43 mieast0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth3.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 39' South
Longitude: 109° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.73 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.1"943.43 miwest0° 05' 00.7"5.74 misouth943.21 mi
24 hours14° 51' 58.0"974.41 mieast1° 22' 29.8"94.58 misouth974.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KunmingFri 1:02 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
HanoiFri 12:02 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Hai PhongFri 12:02 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
NanningFri 1:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast E
GuiyangFri 1:02 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangFri 12:02 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinFri 1:02 PM606 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
VientianeFri 12:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChongqingFri 1:02 PM705 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavannakhetFri 12:02 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
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