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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 17, 2013 at 4:52:00 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 17, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 106° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 456.15 meters/second, 1642.1 kilometres/hour, 1020.4 miles/hour or 886.7 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"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.27 miWest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 miNorth1020.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.5"3.84 miWest0° 20' 59.8"24.05 miNorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 174° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 426.17 meters/second, 1534.2 kilometres/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 31.5"15.89 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"953.05 miWest0° 04' 19.5"4.96 miSouth953.26 mi
24 hours11° 18' 29.3"742.03 miEast2° 06' 29.5"144.98 miSouth760.34 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
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:52 AM35 km22 miles19 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơWed 11:52 AM134 km83 miles72 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phan ThiếtWed 11:52 AM138 km86 miles75 nmEast-northeast ENE
KratiéWed 11:52 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Phnom PenhWed 11:52 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:52 AM313 km195 miles169 nmNortheast NE
Stung TrengWed 11:52 AM347 km216 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SihanoukvilleWed 11:52 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
Siem ReapWed 11:52 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangWed 11:52 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorthwest NW

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