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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 105° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.38 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.6"3.77 miwest0° 20' 51.4"23.89 minorth24.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 37° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"950.36 miwest0° 03' 41.2"4.23 misouth950.20 mi
24 hours13° 36' 52.4"896.09 mieast0° 57' 05.6"65.44 misouth896.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơFri 11:56 AM83 km52 miles45 nmSouth S
Ho Chi MinhFri 11:56 AM94 km58 miles51 nmEast E
Phnom PenhFri 11:56 AM135 km84 miles73 nmNorthwest NW
KratiéFri 11:56 AM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth N
Kampong ChhnangFri 11:56 AM207 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
SihanoukvilleFri 11:56 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest W
Siem ReapFri 11:56 AM358 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangFri 11:56 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangFri 11:56 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
PakseFri 11:56 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
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