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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 Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' North, Longitude: 106° 49' 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"977.97 miwest0° 00' 33.0"0.63 minorth977.95 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° 51' South, Longitude: 25° 04' 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"949.10 miwest0° 04' 10.9"4.79 minorth949.30 mi
24 hours13° 53' 56.8"915.23 mieast2° 11' 51.7"151.13 minorth932.96 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 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth N
HanoiSun 11:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Xam NeuaSun 11:48 AM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếSun 11:48 AM348 km217 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HaikouSun 12:48 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast E
SavannakhetSun 11:48 AM395 km246 miles213 nmSouthwest SW
NanningSun 12:48 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Da NangSun 11:48 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VientianeSun 11:48 AM477 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Udon ThaniSun 11:48 AM486 km302 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
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