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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, June 1, 2013 at 4:00:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 04' North, Longitude: 119° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"961.52 miWest0° 00' 20.1"0.39 miNorth961.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.6"2.51 miEast0° 07' 54.5"9.07 miNorth9.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' South, Longitude: 35° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.8"1004.16 miWest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 miNorth1004.29 mi
24 hours11° 19' 07.3"782.67 miEast4° 30' 20.3"309.57 miNorth841.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 12:00 Noon150 km93 miles81 nmNortheast NE
TaichungSat 12:00 Noon263 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenSat 12:00 Noon300 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:00 Noon319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuSat 12:00 Noon341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CitySat 12:00 Noon375 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiSat 12:00 Noon393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoochowSat 12:00 Noon444 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
KowloonSat 12:00 Noon537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 12:00 Noon545 km338 miles294 nmWest W

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