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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, April 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 05' North
Longitude: 105° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.78 meters/second, 1644.4 km/hour, 1021.8 miles/hour or 887.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.77 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 minorth1021.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.5"4.00 miwest0° 21' 12.1"24.29 minorth24.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 05' South
Longitude: 63° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.34 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.6"975.92 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 misouth975.70 mi
24 hours12° 40' 07.4"853.65 mieast2° 50' 48.4"195.74 misouth870.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơWed 11:56 AM11 km7 miles6 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:56 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNortheast NE
Phnom PenhWed 11:56 AM186 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SihanoukvilleWed 11:56 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
BattambangWed 11:56 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangWed 11:56 AM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
PakseWed 11:56 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 11:56 AM612 km380 miles330 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 11:56 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Hat YaiWed 11:56 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
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