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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 = Friday, May 31, 2013 at 3:00:00 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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 55' North, Longitude: 134° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.45 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.05 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"962.50 miWest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 miNorth962.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.2"2.39 miEast0° 08' 18.4"9.53 miNorth9.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' South, Longitude: 37° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.4"997.12 miWest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 miNorth997.38 mi
24 hours11° 44' 00.5"806.86 miEast4° 33' 20.5"313.03 miNorth867.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 12:00 Noon1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 12:00 Noon1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 12:00 Noon1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 12:00 Noon1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 11:00 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitakyushuFri 12:00 Noon1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaFri 12:00 Noon1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
KobeFri 12:00 Noon1417 km881 miles765 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 12:00 Noon1419 km881 miles766 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 12:00 Noon1431 km889 miles772 nmNorth N

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