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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

UTC time = Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 4:54:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 108° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.87 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.36 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.7"981.44 miWest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 miSouth981.47 mi
24 hours0° 00' 24.2"0.44 miWest0° 14' 05.1"16.15 miSouth16.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' North, Longitude: 4° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"992.52 miWest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 miNorth992.36 mi
24 hours11° 27' 56.2"783.72 miEast3° 43' 43.9"256.29 miNorth820.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongSun 11:54 AM261 km162 miles141 nmNorthwest NW
HaikouSun 12:54 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuếSun 11:54 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Da NangSun 11:54 AM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
HanoiSun 11:54 AM332 km207 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
NanningSun 12:54 PM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
SavannakhetSun 11:54 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
Xam NeuaSun 11:54 AM458 km285 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
PakseSun 11:54 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Udon ThaniSun 11:54 AM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW

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