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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 = Friday, June 28, 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 135° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 52.4"953.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth953.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.21 miEast0° 03' 02.9"3.50 miSouth4.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 19° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.0"1001.36 miWest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 miNorth1001.54 mi
24 hours11° 46' 38.2"813.36 miEast4° 40' 00.5"320.65 miNorth875.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaFri 12:00 Noon1058 km657 miles571 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoFri 12:00 Noon1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaFri 12:00 Noon1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 12:00 Noon1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
KobeFri 12:00 Noon1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
FukuokaFri 12:00 Noon1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuFri 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaFri 12:00 Noon1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuFri 12:00 Noon1282 km796 miles692 nmNorth N
HimejiFri 12:00 Noon1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth N

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