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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 5:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' North, Longitude: 93° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 459.41 meters/second, 1653.9 kilometres/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1027.62 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miNorth1027.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.7"4.52 miWest0° 22' 05.9"25.31 miNorth25.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 37' North, Longitude: 90° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 443.02 meters/second, 1594.9 kilometres/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.2"990.86 miWest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 miNorth990.68 mi
24 hours11° 21' 39.2"774.85 miEast3° 37' 46.7"249.48 miNorth809.58 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 12:48 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Port BlairWed 11:18 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhuketWed 12:48 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
MedanWed 12:48 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
IpohWed 1:48 PM940 km584 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokWed 12:48 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmNortheast NE
YangonWed 12:18 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:48 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhWed 12:48 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmEast-northeast ENE
NaypyidawWed 12:18 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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