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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 5:04:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 05:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 104° 27' 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 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 109° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.86 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' 35.1"943.35 miWest0° 05' 00.6"5.74 miSouth943.14 mi
24 hours14° 51' 59.2"974.36 miEast1° 22' 26.7"94.52 miSouth974.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KunmingFri 1:04 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
HanoiFri 12:04 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaFri 12:04 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth S
Hai PhongFri 12:04 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
NanningFri 1:04 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast E
GuiyangFri 1:04 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Luang PrabangFri 12:04 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuilinFri 1:04 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
VientianeFri 12:04 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChongqingFri 1:04 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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