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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 = Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 3:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 135° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"952.77 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth952.78 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.26 miEast0° 02' 38.3"3.03 miSouth4.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 6° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.34 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.9"991.64 miWest0° 11' 24.9"13.07 miNorth991.95 mi
24 hours12° 20' 06.3"845.20 miEast4° 39' 22.7"319.96 miNorth907.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaThu 12:00 Noon1051 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoThu 12:00 Noon1162 km722 miles628 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaThu 12:00 Noon1203 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FukuokaThu 12:00 Noon1253 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaThu 12:00 Noon1260 km783 miles681 nmNorth N
KobeThu 12:00 Noon1262 km784 miles682 nmNorth N
KitakyushuThu 12:00 Noon1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaThu 12:00 Noon1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuThu 12:00 Noon1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth N
HimejiThu 12:00 Noon1280 km796 miles691 nmNorth N

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