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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 3:50:00 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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 123° 16' 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"952.78 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth952.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.5"3.26 miEast0° 02' 39.2"3.04 miSouth4.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 5° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.54 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.8"992.09 miWest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 miNorth992.40 mi
24 hours12° 18' 45.1"843.98 miEast4° 39' 40.1"320.29 miNorth906.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiThu 11:50 AM262 km163 miles142 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CityThu 11:50 AM271 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungThu 11:50 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuThu 11:50 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungThu 11:50 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest W
FoochowThu 11:50 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenThu 11:50 AM543 km337 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
NahaThu 12:50 PM546 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
ShantouThu 11:50 AM673 km418 miles364 nmWest W
NingboThu 11:50 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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