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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 18' North
Longitude: 106° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1005.61 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.89 misouth1005.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.7"3.24 miwest0° 18' 38.7"21.37 misouth21.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 41' South
Longitude: 170° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.2"957.70 miwest0° 06' 31.0"7.47 misouth957.45 mi
24 hours13° 27' 36.5"891.96 mieast2° 08' 14.0"146.99 misouth898.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PakseWed 11:56 AM149 km93 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
Da NangWed 11:56 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNortheast NE
HuếWed 11:56 AM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nha TrangWed 11:56 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
SavannakhetWed 11:56 AM340 km211 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhWed 11:56 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:56 AM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
BattambangWed 11:56 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơWed 11:56 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khon KaenWed 11:56 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
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