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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' North, Longitude: 113° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.66 meters/second, 1622.4 km/hour, 1008.1 miles/hour or 876.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1008.01 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1008.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.8"3.51 miwest0° 19' 01.6"21.80 misouth22.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' North, Longitude: 2° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.7"978.13 miwest0° 08' 07.6"9.31 minorth977.92 mi
24 hours12° 19' 39.7"832.52 mieast2° 51' 55.4"197.00 minorth850.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSat 11:30 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangSat 11:30 AM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếSat 11:30 AM684 km425 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaSat 12:30 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
Ho Chi MinhSat 11:30 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseSat 11:30 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaSat 12:30 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast E
Baguio CitySat 12:30 PM836 km520 miles452 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakatiSat 12:30 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
QuezonSat 12:30 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
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