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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 Friday, May 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 105° 06' 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"980.61 miwest0° 00' 34.6"0.66 minorth980.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 20.1"0.37 mieast0° 13' 42.1"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 Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 55° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 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"944.24 miwest0° 01' 52.7"2.15 misouth944.15 mi
24 hours14° 09' 50.3"927.87 mieast0° 10' 04.8"11.56 misouth927.48 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 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
Wanon NiwatFri 11:56 AM213 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
HanoiFri 11:56 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sakon NakhonFri 11:56 AM234 km146 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongFri 11:56 AM258 km160 miles139 nmNortheast NE
SavannakhetFri 11:56 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
VientianeFri 11:56 AM290 km180 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
Udon ThaniFri 11:56 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
Luang PrabangFri 11:56 AM323 km201 miles174 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khon KaenFri 11:56 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
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