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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 Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 22' North, Longitude: 107° 56' 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"952.42 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth952.41 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: 15° 02' 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' 59.7"984.73 miwest0° 10' 15.9"11.76 minorth985.06 mi
24 hours12° 56' 14.2"881.66 mieast4° 18' 27.6"296.05 minorth934.71 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 PM73 km45 miles39 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Hai PhongTue 11:48 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuilinTue 12:48 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNortheast NE
HanoiTue 11:48 AM336 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
GuiyangTue 12:48 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouTue 12:48 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaTue 11:48 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
FoshanTue 12:48 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast E
GuangzhouTue 12:48 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E
KunmingTue 12:48 PM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
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