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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, April 16, 2014 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' North, Longitude: 105° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.78 meters/second, 1644.4 km/hour, 1021.8 miles/hour or 887.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"1021.70 miWest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 miNorth1021.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.5"4.00 miWest0° 21' 12.1"24.29 miNorth24.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' South, Longitude: 63° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.34 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"975.86 miWest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 miSouth975.64 mi
24 hours12° 40' 05.8"853.57 miEast2° 50' 50.5"195.76 miSouth870.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơWed 11:56 AM22 km13 miles12 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:56 AM110 km68 miles59 nmNortheast NE
Phnom PenhWed 11:56 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
SihanoukvilleWed 11:56 AM274 km171 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:56 AM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
Siem ReapWed 11:56 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 11:56 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 11:56 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
PattayaWed 11:56 AM636 km395 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 11:56 AM685 km425 miles370 nmNorthwest NW

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