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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 5:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 105° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 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"952.79 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth952.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.4"3.26 miEast0° 02' 40.5"3.07 miSouth4.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 22° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.9"992.70 miWest0° 11' 28.3"13.14 miNorth993.01 mi
24 hours12° 16' 53.0"842.28 miEast4° 40' 02.4"320.71 miNorth904.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiThu 12:00 Noon252 km157 miles136 nmSouth S
NanningThu 1:00 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongThu 12:00 Noon287 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KunmingThu 1:00 PM365 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
Xam NeuaThu 12:00 Noon366 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuiyangThu 1:00 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuilinThu 1:00 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
Luang PrabangThu 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouThu 1:00 PM596 km371 miles322 nmSoutheast SE
VientianeThu 12:00 Noon677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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