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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 48' North
Longitude: 105° 35' 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"1019.45 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.6"3.77 miwest0° 20' 51.3"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 56' South
Longitude: 37° 46' 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' 22.3"950.42 miwest0° 03' 41.1"4.23 misouth950.26 mi
24 hours13° 36' 53.3"896.16 mieast0° 57' 02.4"65.39 misouth896.10 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 AM86 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Phnom PenhFri 11:56 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhFri 11:56 AM125 km78 miles67 nmEast E
SihanoukvilleFri 11:56 AM225 km140 miles122 nmWest W
BattambangFri 11:56 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangFri 11:56 AM425 km264 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
PakseFri 11:56 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
PattayaFri 11:56 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon RatchasimaFri 11:56 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokFri 11:56 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
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