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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 = Tuesday, May 20, 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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 107° 08' 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"975.27 miWest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 miNorth975.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.0"0.98 miEast0° 12' 22.3"14.18 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.7 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' 01.9"975.87 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miNorth976.20 mi
24 hours12° 56' 56.8"874.49 miEast3° 51' 54.7"265.66 miNorth919.55 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 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiTue 11:48 AM179 km111 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
Xam NeuaTue 11:48 AM326 km203 miles176 nmWest W
HaikouTue 12:48 PM336 km209 miles182 nmEast E
NanningTue 12:48 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZhanjiangTue 12:48 PM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuếTue 11:48 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouth S
Da NangTue 11:48 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SavannakhetTue 11:48 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
Luang PrabangTue 11:48 AM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W

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