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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 106° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.13 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.26 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.9"975.34 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth975.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.0"0.98 mieast0° 12' 22.3"14.19 minorth14.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 2° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.0"975.95 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 minorth976.28 mi
24 hours12° 56' 55.5"874.54 mieast3° 51' 56.2"265.71 minorth919.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hai PhongTue 11:48 AM102 km63 miles55 nmNorth N
HanoiTue 11:48 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaTue 11:48 AM297 km185 miles160 nmWest W
NanningTue 12:48 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouTue 12:48 PM366 km227 miles197 nmEast E
HuếTue 11:48 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavannakhetTue 11:48 AM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Da NangTue 11:48 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Luang PrabangTue 11:48 AM493 km307 miles266 nmWest W
VientianeTue 11:48 AM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
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