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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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 24' North
Longitude: 106° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.67 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"978.80 miwest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 misouth978.83 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.7"0.12 miwest0° 13' 27.5"15.43 misouth15.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 04' South
Longitude: 29° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.33 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.4"1002.88 miwest0° 11' 53.6"13.62 minorth1002.97 mi
24 hours11° 52' 19.7"821.26 mieast4° 38' 29.5"318.94 minorth880.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongFri 12:00 Noon166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HanoiFri 12:00 Noon189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Xam NeuaFri 12:00 Noon267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếFri 12:00 Noon349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavannakhetFri 12:00 Noon357 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Da NangFri 12:00 Noon418 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HaikouFri 1:00 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast E
VientianeFri 12:00 Noon426 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
NanningFri 1:00 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Udon ThaniFri 12:00 Noon436 km271 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
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