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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 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 49' North
Longitude: 90° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 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"1019.40 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1019.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.3"3.76 miwest0° 20' 50.9"23.88 minorth24.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 59' South
Longitude: 52° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 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' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.7"950.04 miwest0° 03' 34.5"4.10 misouth949.89 mi
24 hours13° 37' 38.8"896.68 mieast0° 54' 15.6"62.20 misouth896.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 11:26 AM231 km143 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehFri 12:56 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
YangonFri 12:26 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNortheast NE
VisakhapatnamFri 11:26 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokFri 12:56 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiFri 11:26 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-northwest WNW
NaypyidawFri 12:26 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BhubaneshwarFri 11:26 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 12:56 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmSoutheast SE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:26 AM1250 km776 miles675 nmWest-southwest WSW
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