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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 = Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:02:00 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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 104° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 456.65 meters/second, 1644.0 kilometres/hour, 1021.5 miles/hour or 887.7 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"17.03 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.42 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.8"3.95 miWest0° 21' 10.3"24.25 miNorth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 171° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 422.69 meters/second, 1521.7 kilometres/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 31.1"15.76 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.0"945.24 miWest0° 02' 13.6"2.55 miSouth945.36 mi
24 hours348° 31' 56.7"746.66 miWest1° 18' 01.9"89.45 miSouth754.95 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
SihanoukvilleTue 12:02 PM114 km71 miles61 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơTue 12:02 PM146 km90 miles79 nmEast E
Phnom PenhTue 12:02 PM162 km101 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kampong ChhnangTue 12:02 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth N
Ho Chi MinhTue 12:02 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-northeast ENE
BattambangTue 12:02 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapTue 12:02 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
Stung TrengTue 12:02 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phan ThiếtTue 12:02 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
PattayaTue 12:02 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNorthwest NW

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