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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, May 1, 2013 at 4:36:00 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, May 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' North, Longitude: 110° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 kilometres/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1001.77 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 miNorth1001.74 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.1"1.93 miWest0° 17' 59.2"20.61 miNorth20.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' South, Longitude: 6° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 kilometres/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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' 26.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.8"957.81 miWest0° 07' 20.0"8.41 miNorth958.15 mi
24 hours13° 08' 49.2"872.24 miEast3° 20' 08.0"229.33 miNorth908.62 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
Da NangWed 11:36 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếWed 11:36 AM325 km202 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:36 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PakseWed 11:36 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Stung TrengWed 11:36 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phan ThiếtWed 11:36 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HaikouWed 12:36 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth N
SavannakhetWed 11:36 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:36 AM617 km384 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
ZhanjiangWed 12:36 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth N

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