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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 = Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 4:32:00 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 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 04:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' North, Longitude: 112° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 458.88 meters/second, 1652.0 kilometres/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 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"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1026.43 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 miSouth1026.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 43.1"5.38 miWest0° 21' 44.7"24.91 miSouth25.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' North, Longitude: 98° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 439.10 meters/second, 1580.7 kilometres/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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' 30.4"16.37 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.6"982.11 miWest0° 07' 58.4"9.14 miSouth982.39 mi
24 hours11° 34' 11.2"783.24 miEast3° 24' 21.3"234.09 miSouth821.69 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
Kuala BelaitWed 12:32 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pekan TutongWed 12:32 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
MiriWed 12:32 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:32 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
Phan ThiếtWed 11:32 AM512 km318 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nha TrangWed 11:32 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
Kota KinabaluWed 12:32 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:32 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cần ThơWed 11:32 AM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaWed 12:32 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E

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