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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 = Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 4:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' North, Longitude: 113° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.66 meters/second, 1622.4 km/hour, 1008.1 miles/hour or 876.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.80 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1007.94 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1007.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.8"3.51 miWest0° 19' 01.5"21.80 miSouth22.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' North, Longitude: 3° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.30 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.7"978.08 miWest0° 08' 07.8"9.31 miNorth977.86 mi
24 hours12° 19' 39.9"832.48 miEast2° 51' 57.6"197.03 miNorth850.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSat 11:30 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangSat 11:30 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaSat 12:30 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
ManilaSat 12:30 PM802 km499 miles433 nmEast E
MakatiSat 12:30 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast E
Baguio CitySat 12:30 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuezonSat 12:30 PM812 km505 miles438 nmEast E
Ho Chi MinhSat 11:30 AM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseSat 11:30 AM854 km530 miles461 nmWest W
MacauSat 12:30 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth N

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