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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, June 16, 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, June 16, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 108° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.59 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miNorth952.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.3"3.41 miEast0° 01' 57.6"2.25 miNorth4.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 28° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.51 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.4"969.56 miWest0° 08' 34.0"9.81 miNorth969.91 mi
24 hours13° 30' 33.2"908.00 miEast3° 46' 40.7"259.69 miNorth950.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningMon 12:48 PM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuilinMon 12:48 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
Hai PhongMon 11:48 AM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZhanjiangMon 12:48 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
HanoiMon 11:48 AM349 km217 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
GuiyangMon 12:48 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouMon 12:48 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FoshanMon 12:48 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast E
GuangzhouMon 12:48 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
Xam NeuaMon 11:48 AM534 km332 miles289 nmSouthwest SW

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