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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 4:10:00 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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 118° 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' 06.1"0.12 miSouth952.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.4"3.26 miEast0° 02' 39.6"3.05 miSouth4.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 10° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.3"992.27 miWest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 miNorth992.57 mi
24 hours12° 18' 13.0"843.49 miEast4° 39' 46.8"320.41 miNorth905.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
XiamenThu 12:10 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth N
ShantouThu 12:10 PM162 km101 miles88 nmWest W
KaohsiungThu 12:10 PM226 km140 miles122 nmEast E
TaichungThu 12:10 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
HsinchuThu 12:10 PM321 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowThu 12:10 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CityThu 12:10 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
TaipeiThu 12:10 PM384 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShenzhenThu 12:10 PM421 km262 miles227 nmWest W
KowloonThu 12:10 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW

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