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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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' North, Longitude: 92° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.09 meters/second, 1634.7 km/hour, 1015.8 miles/hour or 882.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.5"1015.65 miwest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 minorth1015.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.6"3.38 miwest0° 20' 17.1"23.24 minorth23.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 8° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.3"953.31 miwest0° 04' 55.6"5.65 minorth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 30' 52.3"892.80 mieast2° 27' 24.6"168.93 minorth914.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairMon 11:18 AM28 km18 miles15 nmSouthwest SW
DaweiMon 12:18 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonMon 12:18 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehMon 12:48 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BangkokMon 12:48 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nakhon SawanMon 12:48 PM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
NaypyidawMon 12:18 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hat YaiMon 12:48 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanMon 12:48 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSoutheast SE
ChittagongMon 11:48 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth N
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