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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 = Thursday, April 17, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 105° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 456.27 meters/second, 1642.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 886.9 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"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.55 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth1020.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.89 miWest0° 21' 02.0"24.09 miNorth24.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 kilometres/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 27.5"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.1"961.80 miWest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 miSouth961.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.8"878.66 miEast1° 59' 30.6"136.97 miSouth884.79 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
Cần ThơThu 11:56 AM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ho Chi MinhThu 11:56 AM94 km58 miles51 nmEast-northeast ENE
Phnom PenhThu 11:56 AM165 km103 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
KratiéThu 11:56 AM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth N
Kampong ChhnangThu 11:56 AM242 km150 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
Phan ThiếtThu 11:56 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
SihanoukvilleThu 11:56 AM262 km163 miles142 nmWest W
Stung TrengThu 11:56 AM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth N
Siem ReapThu 11:56 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangThu 11:56 AM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE

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