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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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 106° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.71 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.2"976.65 miwest0° 00' 32.1"0.61 minorth976.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.6"0.83 mieast0° 12' 42.6"14.57 minorth14.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 11° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.4"961.19 miwest0° 06' 50.1"7.83 minorth961.49 mi
24 hours13° 26' 55.6"895.86 mieast3° 09' 20.1"216.96 minorth928.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongMon 11:48 AM125 km77 miles67 nmNorth N
HanoiMon 11:48 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaMon 11:48 AM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouMon 12:48 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast E
HuếMon 11:48 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NanningMon 12:48 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavannakhetMon 11:48 AM416 km258 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Da NangMon 11:48 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VientianeMon 11:48 AM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
Luang PrabangMon 11:48 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
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