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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 = Monday, May 19, 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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 107° 07' 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"976.58 miWest0° 00' 32.1"0.61 miNorth976.55 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: 10° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.74 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 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"961.11 miWest0° 06' 50.0"7.83 miNorth961.41 mi
24 hours13° 26' 57.0"895.81 miEast3° 09' 17.7"216.90 miNorth927.95 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 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiMon 11:48 AM194 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaMon 11:48 AM329 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
HaikouMon 12:48 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast E
NanningMon 12:48 PM362 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuếMon 11:48 AM366 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
ZhanjiangMon 12:48 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
Da NangMon 11:48 AM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavannakhetMon 11:48 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
VientianeMon 11:48 AM514 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW

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