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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 Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 104° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"982.06 miwest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 minorth982.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.8"0.22 mieast0° 14' 01.5"16.08 minorth16.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 69° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.03 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.4"952.79 miwest0° 04' 40.3"5.36 misouth952.60 mi
24 hours13° 51' 04.5"914.43 mieast1° 20' 50.1"92.66 misouth915.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wanon NiwatThu 11:56 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
Xam NeuaThu 11:56 AM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sakon NakhonThu 11:56 AM199 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VientianeThu 11:56 AM252 km157 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
SavannakhetThu 11:56 AM253 km157 miles136 nmSouth S
HanoiThu 11:56 AM266 km165 miles144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Udon ThaniThu 11:56 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
Hai PhongThu 11:56 AM297 km185 miles160 nmNortheast NE
Luang PrabangThu 11:56 AM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khon KaenThu 11:56 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
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