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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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 98° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.69 meters/second, 1622.5 km/hour, 1008.2 miles/hour or 876.1 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"1008.06 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1008.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.1"3.51 miwest0° 19' 02.0"21.81 misouth22.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 11° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 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' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.4"977.63 miwest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 minorth977.42 mi
24 hours12° 19' 25.2"831.81 mieast2° 49' 52.2"194.65 minorth849.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaweiSat 12:00 Noon38 km24 miles21 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hua HinSat 12:30 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
BangkokSat 12:30 PM236 km147 miles127 nmEast E
Nakhon SawanSat 12:30 PM292 km182 miles158 nmNortheast NE
PattayaSat 12:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
MawlamyineSat 12:00 Noon313 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YangonSat 12:00 Noon406 km253 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 12:30 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
BattambangSat 12:30 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast E
Chiang MaiSat 12:30 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
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