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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 105° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.18 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth953.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 mieast0° 03' 04.9"3.54 misouth4.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 10° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.9"1001.93 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.47 minorth1002.10 mi
24 hours11° 44' 21.3"811.09 mieast4° 39' 23.5"319.97 minorth872.60 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 Noon249 km155 miles135 nmSouth S
NanningFri 1:00 PM289 km180 miles156 nmEast E
Hai PhongFri 12:00 Noon291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KunmingFri 1:00 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaFri 12:00 Noon351 km218 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuiyangFri 1:00 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangFri 12:00 Noon514 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinFri 1:00 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
HaikouFri 1:00 PM612 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
VientianeFri 12:00 Noon661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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