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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 = Saturday, April 19, 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 Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 105° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 455.22 meters/second, 1638.8 kilometres/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 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"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1018.18 miWest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 miNorth1018.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.3"3.64 miWest0° 20' 40.4"23.68 miNorth23.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 23° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 422.26 meters/second, 1520.1 kilometres/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 25.5"15.74 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.8"944.30 miWest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 miSouth944.26 mi
24 hours13° 48' 27.5"903.79 miEast0° 11' 48.8"13.54 miNorth904.42 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
Ho Chi MinhSat 11:56 AM106 km66 miles57 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phnom PenhSat 11:56 AM107 km66 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơSat 11:56 AM121 km75 miles66 nmSouth S
KratiéSat 11:56 AM151 km94 miles81 nmNorth N
Kampong ChhnangSat 11:56 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
Phan ThiếtSat 11:56 AM252 km157 miles136 nmEast E
SihanoukvilleSat 11:56 AM255 km159 miles138 nmWest-southwest WSW
Stung TrengSat 11:56 AM265 km164 miles143 nmNorth N
Siem ReapSat 11:56 AM324 km201 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangSat 11:56 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW

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