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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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' North, Longitude: 98° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.29 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"1009.35 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1009.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.5"3.66 miwest0° 19' 14.9"22.05 misouth22.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 1° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.85 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.7"965.81 miwest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 minorth965.60 mi
24 hours12° 13' 37.3"815.10 mieast1° 58' 19.0"135.60 minorth822.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaweiSun 12:00 Noon80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hua HinSun 12:30 PM181 km112 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSun 12:30 PM214 km133 miles115 nmEast E
PattayaSun 12:30 PM260 km162 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nakhon SawanSun 12:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
MawlamyineSun 12:00 Noon353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaSun 12:30 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonSun 12:00 Noon449 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangSun 12:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast E
Khon KaenSun 12:30 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
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