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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

UTC time = Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 107° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"977.91 miWest0° 00' 33.0"0.63 miNorth977.88 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.1"0.67 miEast0° 13' 02.7"14.96 miNorth14.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 24° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.36 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.6"949.03 miWest0° 04' 10.8"4.79 miNorth949.23 mi
24 hours13° 53' 58.0"915.18 miEast2° 11' 48.7"151.07 miNorth932.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongSun 11:48 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiSun 11:48 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaSun 11:48 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếSun 11:48 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth S
HaikouSun 12:48 PM344 km214 miles186 nmEast E
NanningSun 12:48 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZhanjiangSun 12:48 PM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Da NangSun 11:48 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavannakhetSun 11:48 AM412 km256 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeSun 11:48 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW

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