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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, August 14, 2013 at 4:56:00 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, August 14, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' North, Longitude: 107° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.5 kilometres/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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"16.76 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1005.54 miWest0° 00' 46.2"0.89 miSouth1005.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.7"3.24 miWest0° 18' 38.7"21.36 miSouth21.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 170° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 428.23 meters/second, 1541.6 kilometres/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 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' 27.2"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.3"957.64 miWest0° 06' 31.1"7.47 miSouth957.40 mi
24 hours13° 27' 34.7"891.87 miEast2° 08' 16.7"147.03 miSouth898.78 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
Stung TrengWed 11:56 AM157 km97 miles85 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseWed 11:56 AM174 km108 miles94 nmWest-northwest WNW
Da NangWed 11:56 AM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KratiéWed 11:56 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuếWed 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
Nha TrangWed 11:56 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
SavannakhetWed 11:56 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
Siem ReapWed 11:56 AM373 km232 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
Phan ThiếtWed 11:56 AM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Phnom PenhWed 11:56 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW

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