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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 27' North
Longitude: 105° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.27 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"1020.62 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.89 miwest0° 21' 01.9"24.09 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 56' South
Longitude: 50° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.1"961.86 miwest0° 06' 05.4"6.98 misouth961.64 mi
24 hours13° 12' 35.1"878.74 mieast1° 59' 27.9"136.93 misouth884.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơThu 11:56 AM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ho Chi MinhThu 11:56 AM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-northeast ENE
Phnom PenhThu 11:56 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SihanoukvilleThu 11:56 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest W
BattambangThu 11:56 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangThu 11:56 AM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
PakseThu 11:56 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
PattayaThu 11:56 AM587 km364 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon RatchasimaThu 11:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokThu 11:56 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
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