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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 = Sunday, August 17, 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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' North, Longitude: 113° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.26 meters/second, 1624.6 km/hour, 1009.4 miles/hour or 877.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.82 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1009.29 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1009.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.2"3.65 miWest0° 19' 14.4"22.04 miSouth22.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 15° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.05 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.11 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.1"966.27 miWest0° 06' 04.5"6.96 miNorth966.06 mi
24 hours12° 13' 52.9"815.79 miEast2° 00' 32.0"138.14 miNorth823.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSun 11:30 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangSun 11:30 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaSun 12:30 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
Ho Chi MinhSun 11:30 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 12:30 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
MakatiSun 12:30 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
QuezonSun 12:30 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E
Baguio CitySun 12:30 PM827 km514 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
PakseSun 11:30 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơSun 11:30 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW

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