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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 108° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.28 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.63 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.89 miwest0° 21' 02.0"24.10 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 48° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.7"961.95 miwest0° 06' 06.3"7.00 misouth961.74 mi
24 hours13° 12' 22.9"878.59 mieast1° 59' 51.8"137.39 misouth884.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhThu 11:46 AM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangThu 11:46 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơThu 11:46 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest W
Phnom PenhThu 11:46 AM374 km232 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
SihanoukvilleThu 11:46 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
Siem ReapThu 11:46 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
PakseThu 11:46 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangThu 11:46 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
Da NangThu 11:46 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
HuếThu 11:46 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth N
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