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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 96° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 kilometres/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.5"999.95 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miSouth999.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.7"2.59 miWest0° 17' 42.9"20.30 miSouth20.47 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' South, Longitude: 131° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 kilometres/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"1005.38 miWest0° 10' 49.6"12.40 miSouth1005.41 mi
24 hours11° 09' 34.0"771.57 miEast4° 17' 44.3"295.16 miSouth824.63 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonSat 12:10 PM146 km91 miles79 nm N
MawlamyineSat 12:10 PM175 km109 miles94 nm NE
DaweiSat 12:10 PM254 km158 miles137 nm SE
Nakhon SawanSat 12:40 PM407 km253 miles220 nm E
Chiang MaiSat 12:40 PM459 km285 miles248 nm NE
NaypyidawSat 12:10 PM471 km293 miles254 nm N
BangkokSat 12:40 PM488 km303 miles263 nm ESE
PattayaSat 12:40 PM568 km353 miles307 nm ESE
Port BlairSat 11:10 AM595 km369 miles321 nm SW
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 12:40 PM621 km386 miles335 nm E