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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 105° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"952.86 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth952.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.4"3.26 mieast0° 02' 40.5"3.07 misouth4.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 29' South
Longitude: 22° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.0"992.78 miwest0° 11' 28.4"13.14 minorth993.09 mi
24 hours12° 16' 51.1"842.31 mieast4° 40' 02.8"320.74 minorth904.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiThu 12:00 Noon255 km158 miles138 nmSouth S
NanningThu 1:00 PM295 km183 miles159 nmEast E
Hai PhongThu 12:00 Noon298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KunmingThu 1:00 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaThu 12:00 Noon353 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuiyangThu 1:00 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangThu 12:00 Noon514 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinThu 1:00 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
HaikouThu 1:00 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
VientianeThu 12:00 Noon663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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