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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

June Solstice 2013

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, June 21, 2013 at 5:03:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:03:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 104° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 kilometres/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 05:03:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 kilometres/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 35.1"943.36 miWest0° 05' 00.7"5.74 miSouth943.15 mi
24 hours14° 51' 57.7"974.34 miEast1° 22' 30.1"94.58 miSouth974.90 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KunmingFri 1:03 PM269 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
HanoiFri 12:03 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaFri 12:03 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Hai PhongFri 12:03 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
NanningFri 1:03 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast E
GuiyangFri 1:03 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangFri 12:03 PM474 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinFri 1:03 PM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZhanjiangFri 1:03 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-southeast ESE
VientianeFri 12:03 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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