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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 5:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 98° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.69 meters/second, 1622.5 km/hour, 1008.2 miles/hour or 876.1 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"1007.99 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1008.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.1"3.51 miWest0° 19' 02.0"21.81 miSouth22.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 11° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.09 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.29 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.4"977.57 miWest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 miNorth977.36 mi
24 hours12° 19' 25.5"831.77 miEast2° 49' 54.4"194.68 miNorth849.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaweiSat 12:00 Noon56 km35 miles30 nmNorthwest NW
Hua HinSat 12:30 PM197 km123 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
BangkokSat 12:30 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
PattayaSat 12:30 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nakhon SawanSat 12:30 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
MawlamyineSat 12:00 Noon321 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaSat 12:30 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonSat 12:00 Noon428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangSat 12:30 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
Khon KaenSat 12:30 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE

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