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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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' North, Longitude: 113° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.26 meters/second, 1624.6 km/hour, 1009.5 miles/hour or 877.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1009.36 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1009.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.2"3.65 miwest0° 19' 14.4"22.05 misouth22.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 15° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.05 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.1"966.33 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.96 minorth966.12 mi
24 hours12° 13' 52.6"815.83 mieast2° 00' 29.6"138.10 minorth823.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSun 11:30 AM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangSun 11:30 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaSun 12:30 PM725 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
Ho Chi MinhSun 11:30 AM772 km479 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseSun 11:30 AM826 km513 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaSun 12:30 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast E
MakatiSun 12:30 PM847 km527 miles458 nmEast E
QuezonSun 12:30 PM853 km530 miles461 nmEast E
Baguio CitySun 12:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cần ThơSun 11:30 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
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