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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, June 21, 2013 at 5:02:00 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 Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 104° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.90 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth951.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.2"3.43 miEast0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth3.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 109° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.73 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.2"943.37 miWest0° 05' 00.7"5.75 miSouth943.16 mi
24 hours14° 51' 56.3"974.32 miEast1° 22' 33.5"94.65 miSouth974.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiFri 12:02 PM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KunmingFri 1:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongFri 12:02 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaFri 12:02 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NanningFri 1:02 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast E
GuiyangFri 1:02 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangFri 12:02 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinFri 1:02 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
VientianeFri 12:02 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HaikouFri 1:02 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE

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