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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 3:50:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' North, Longitude: 121° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 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"962.47 miWest0° 00' 21.1"0.41 miNorth962.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.4"2.40 miEast0° 08' 17.7"9.51 miNorth9.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 25° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.94 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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"0.22 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"997.47 miWest0° 11' 17.1"12.92 miNorth997.73 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.0"805.90 miEast4° 33' 28.0"313.17 miNorth866.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungFri 11:50 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 11:50 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuFri 11:50 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CityFri 11:50 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
TaipeiFri 11:50 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth N
XiamenFri 11:50 AM482 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowFri 11:50 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 11:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityFri 11:50 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KowloonFri 11:50 AM792 km492 miles428 nmWest W

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