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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 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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 104° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 456.14 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"1020.26 miWest0° 00' 52.7"1.01 miNorth1020.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.3"3.84 miWest0° 20' 59.7"24.05 miNorth24.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 177° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 426.20 meters/second, 1534.3 kilometres/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 32.2"953.12 miWest0° 04' 20.2"4.97 miSouth953.33 mi
24 hours11° 18' 25.3"742.01 miEast2° 06' 48.8"145.35 miSouth760.40 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
SihanoukvilleWed 12:02 PM96 km60 miles52 nmWest W
Phnom PenhWed 12:02 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơWed 12:02 PM160 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kampong ChhnangWed 12:02 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth N
Ho Chi MinhWed 12:02 PM253 km157 miles137 nmEast E
BattambangWed 12:02 PM313 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapWed 12:02 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth N
Stung TrengWed 12:02 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phan ThiếtWed 12:02 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast E
PattayaWed 12:02 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW

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