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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 = Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 3:14:00 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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' North, Longitude: 131° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.96 miWest0° 00' 17.3"0.33 miNorth958.94 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.5"2.80 miEast0° 06' 45.0"7.74 miNorth8.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 79° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"986.92 miWest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 miNorth986.72 mi
24 hours11° 10' 21.6"758.55 miEast3° 20' 14.2"229.41 miNorth787.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaTue 12:14 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaTue 12:14 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorth N
TaipeiTue 11:14 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoTue 12:14 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
FukuokaTue 12:14 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorth N
FoochowTue 11:14 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitakyushuTue 12:14 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
MatsuyamaTue 12:14 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
HiroshimaTue 12:14 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
XiamenTue 11:14 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW

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