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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 = Monday, April 21, 2014 at 5:48:00 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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 50' North, Longitude: 92° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 454.09 meters/second, 1634.7 kilometres/hour, 1015.8 miles/hour or 882.7 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"16.93 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.5"1015.65 miWest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 miNorth1015.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.6"3.38 miWest0° 20' 17.1"23.24 miNorth23.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 8° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 kilometres/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 25.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.3"953.31 miWest0° 04' 55.6"5.65 miNorth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 30' 52.3"892.80 miEast2° 27' 24.6"168.93 miNorth914.19 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
Port BlairMon 11:18 AM28 km18 miles15 nmSouthwest SW
DaweiMon 12:18 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonMon 12:18 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineMon 12:18 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehMon 12:48 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhuketMon 12:48 PM763 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
BangkokMon 12:48 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-northeast ENE
NaypyidawMon 12:18 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanMon 12:48 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSoutheast SE
ChittagongMon 11:48 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth N

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