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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, June 28, 2013 at 2:00:00 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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 150° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 kilometres/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 52.4"953.07 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth953.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.1"3.22 miEast0° 03' 01.8"3.48 miSouth4.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' South, Longitude: 33° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 kilometres/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.5"1001.09 miWest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 miNorth1001.28 mi
24 hours11° 47' 47.8"814.54 miEast4° 40' 16.7"320.96 miNorth876.49 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 12:00 Noon1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 2:00 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmEast-southeast ESE
KawasakiFri 11:00 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
YokohamaFri 11:00 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 11:00 AM1745 km1085 miles942 nmNorthwest NW
SagamiharaFri 11:00 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
ShizuokaFri 11:00 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuFri 11:00 AM1794 km1115 miles968 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaFri 11:00 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 11:00 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorthwest NW

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