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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, May 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 05' North
Longitude: 104° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.51 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"980.68 miwest0° 00' 34.6"0.66 minorth980.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 20.1"0.37 mieast0° 13' 42.0"15.71 minorth15.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 44' South
Longitude: 55° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.5"944.30 miwest0° 01' 52.6"2.15 misouth944.22 mi
24 hours14° 09' 50.8"927.94 mieast0° 10' 01.4"11.49 misouth927.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Xam NeuaFri 11:56 AM168 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Wanon NiwatFri 11:56 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
Sakon NakhonFri 11:56 AM223 km139 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiFri 11:56 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VientianeFri 11:56 AM263 km164 miles142 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hai PhongFri 11:56 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNortheast NE
SavannakhetFri 11:56 AM279 km173 miles150 nmSouth S
Udon ThaniFri 11:56 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
Luang PrabangFri 11:56 AM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khon KaenFri 11:56 AM360 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
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