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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 5:06:00 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 05:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 103° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 456.27 meters/second, 1642.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.6 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 miNorth1020.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.89 miWest0° 21' 01.9"24.09 miNorth24.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 53° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 430.04 meters/second, 1548.1 kilometres/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 34.7"961.71 miWest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 miSouth961.49 mi
24 hours13° 12' 46.0"878.81 miEast1° 59' 06.7"136.51 miSouth884.88 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
SihanoukvilleThu 12:06 PM23 km14 miles13 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhThu 12:06 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNortheast NE
Kampong ChhnangThu 12:06 PM242 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
Cần ThơThu 12:06 PM263 km163 miles142 nmEast E
BattambangThu 12:06 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
Siem ReapThu 12:06 PM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth N
Ho Chi MinhThu 12:06 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast E
PattayaThu 12:06 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
Stung TrengThu 12:06 PM440 km274 miles238 nmNortheast NE
BangkokThu 12:06 PM482 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW

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