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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 451.26 meters/second, 1624.6 kilometres/hour, 1009.4 miles/hour or 877.2 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"16.82 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 is currently 432.05 meters/second, 1555.4 kilometres/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.8 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangSun 11:30 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangSun 11:30 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
Phan ThiếtSun 11:30 AM654 km407 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto PrincesaSun 12:30 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
Ho Chi MinhSun 11:30 AM801 km498 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
Stung TrengSun 11:30 AM820 km509 miles443 nmWest W
QuezonSun 12:30 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E
PakseSun 11:30 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kota KinabaluSun 12:30 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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