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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 = Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 4:54:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 12' North, Longitude: 105° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.60 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.02 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"960.58 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miNorth960.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.8"2.61 miEast0° 07' 30.4"8.61 miNorth9.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 12' North, Longitude: 33° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.3"1003.78 miWest0° 10' 59.9"12.59 miNorth1003.77 mi
24 hours11° 06' 54.6"767.65 miEast4° 15' 06.3"292.16 miNorth819.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiSun 11:54 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth S
Hai PhongSun 11:54 AM165 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NanningSun 12:54 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
Xam NeuaSun 11:54 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
KunmingSun 12:54 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
ZhanjiangSun 12:54 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
Luang PrabangSun 11:54 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuiyangSun 12:54 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
HaikouSun 12:54 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuilinSun 12:54 PM554 km345 miles299 nmNortheast NE

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