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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 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 91° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.69 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.8 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' 58.1"976.59 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth976.56 mi
24 hours0° 00' 46.0"0.83 mieast0° 12' 41.8"14.56 minorth14.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 25° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.4"961.78 miwest0° 06' 56.0"7.95 minorth962.08 mi
24 hours13° 25' 41.0"894.98 mieast3° 11' 25.3"219.35 minorth927.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChittagongMon 11:48 AM286 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
BarisalMon 11:48 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChandpurMon 11:48 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhulnaMon 11:48 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
ComillaMon 11:48 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
NaypyidawMon 12:18 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
DhakaMon 11:48 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JessoreMon 11:48 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataMon 11:18 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
HowrahMon 11:18 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
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