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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, June 17, 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, June 17, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 22' North, Longitude: 108° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 51.8"952.35 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miNorth952.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.5"3.43 miEast0° 01' 32.9"1.78 miNorth3.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 14° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.23 meters/second, 1584.8 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.41 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.6"984.65 miWest0° 10' 15.9"11.76 miNorth984.98 mi
24 hours12° 56' 15.6"881.62 miEast4° 18' 26.6"296.01 miNorth934.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningTue 12:48 PM62 km39 miles34 nmSouth S
GuilinTue 12:48 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNortheast NE
Hai PhongTue 11:48 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZhanjiangTue 12:48 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
HanoiTue 11:48 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
GuiyangTue 12:48 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouTue 12:48 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FoshanTue 12:48 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
GuangzhouTue 12:48 PM517 km322 miles279 nmEast E
Xam NeuaTue 11:48 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW

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