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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 = Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5:56:00 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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 90° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.33 miWest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 miNorth1019.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.3"3.76 miWest0° 20' 50.9"23.88 miNorth24.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 51° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.8"949.98 miWest0° 03' 34.6"4.10 miSouth949.83 mi
24 hours13° 37' 38.0"896.61 miEast0° 54' 18.8"62.26 miSouth896.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairFri 11:26 AM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehFri 12:56 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
YangonFri 12:26 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNortheast NE
BangkokFri 12:56 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmEast-northeast ENE
VisakhapatnamFri 11:26 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
NaypyidawFri 12:26 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BhubaneshwarFri 11:26 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 12:56 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmSoutheast SE
ChennaiFri 11:26 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:26 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW

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