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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 = Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 120° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.51 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth952.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.8"3.30 miEast0° 02' 14.8"2.58 miSouth4.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 20° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.76 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.28 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.3"976.87 miWest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 miNorth977.25 mi
24 hours13° 01' 53.1"881.54 miEast4° 22' 32.0"300.72 miNorth937.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 12:00 Noon43 km26 miles23 nmSouthwest SW
TaichungWed 12:00 Noon90 km56 miles49 nmNorth N
HsinchuWed 12:00 Noon163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
Taoyuan CityWed 12:00 Noon192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiWed 12:00 Noon207 km128 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenWed 12:00 Noon295 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowWed 12:00 Noon334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouWed 12:00 Noon412 km256 miles223 nmWest W
KowloonWed 12:00 Noon672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
Hong KongWed 12:00 Noon680 km423 miles367 nmWest W

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