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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' North
Longitude: 107° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.55 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth953.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.9"3.16 mieast0° 03' 29.3"4.00 misouth5.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 49' North
Longitude: 3° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"1003.90 miwest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 minorth1003.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 41.1"787.85 mieast4° 25' 28.6"304.04 minorth842.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningSat 12:54 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongSat 11:54 AM264 km164 miles143 nmSouth S
HanoiSat 11:54 AM273 km170 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuiyangSat 12:54 PM375 km233 miles203 nmNorth N
GuilinSat 12:54 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
Xam NeuaSat 11:54 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouSat 12:54 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
KunmingSat 12:54 PM488 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSat 12:54 PM619 km384 miles334 nmEast E
Luang PrabangSat 11:54 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
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