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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 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).

= 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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' North, Longitude: 98° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 451.29 meters/second, 1624.6 kilometres/hour, 1009.5 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"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1009.35 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1009.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.5"3.66 miWest0° 19' 14.9"22.05 miSouth22.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 1° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 431.85 meters/second, 1554.6 kilometres/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 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"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.7"965.81 miWest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 miNorth965.60 mi
24 hours12° 13' 37.3"815.10 miEast1° 58' 19.0"135.60 miNorth822.31 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
DaweiSun 12:00 Noon80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanchanaburiSun 12:30 PM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hua HinSun 12:30 PM181 km112 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSun 12:30 PM214 km133 miles115 nmEast E
PattayaSun 12:30 PM262 km163 miles141 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nakhon SawanSun 12:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
MawlamyineSun 12:00 Noon353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaSun 12:30 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonSun 12:00 Noon453 km281 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
BattambangSun 12:30 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast E

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