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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 = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:46:00 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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 108° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.28 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.56 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth1020.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.89 miWest0° 21' 02.0"24.09 miNorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 48° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.12 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.7"961.90 miWest0° 06' 06.4"7.00 miSouth961.68 mi
24 hours13° 12' 21.5"878.51 miEast1° 59' 54.5"137.43 miSouth884.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhThu 11:46 AM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangThu 11:46 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cần ThơThu 11:46 AM292 km181 miles158 nmWest W
Phnom PenhThu 11:46 AM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
SihanoukvilleThu 11:46 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
PakseThu 11:46 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapThu 11:46 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
Da NangThu 11:46 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth N
BattambangThu 11:46 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếThu 11:46 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth N

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