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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, May 25, 2013 at 4:24:00 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, May 25, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 113° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.15 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.3"968.83 miWest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 miNorth968.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.1"1.67 miEast0° 10' 31.4"12.07 miNorth12.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 66° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.64 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 34.1"937.88 miWest0° 03' 36.1"4.13 miSouth937.72 mi
24 hours15° 06' 25.7"985.54 miEast0° 45' 26.5"52.10 miSouth984.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauSat 12:24 PM140 km87 miles75 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZhuhaiSat 12:24 PM149 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongSat 12:24 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonSat 12:24 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
ShenzhenSat 12:24 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanSat 12:24 PM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
GuangzhouSat 12:24 PM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
ZhanjiangSat 12:24 PM300 km187 miles162 nmWest W
HaikouSat 12:24 PM318 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShantouSat 12:24 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE

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