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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 3:40:00 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 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 125° 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"953.10 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth953.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.21 miEast0° 03' 03.5"3.51 miSouth4.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' South, Longitude: 9° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.4"1001.53 miWest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 miNorth1001.71 mi
24 hours11° 45' 52.3"812.58 miEast4° 39' 48.9"320.43 miNorth874.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NahaFri 12:40 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiFri 11:40 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
Taoyuan CityFri 11:40 AM495 km308 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuFri 11:40 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungFri 11:40 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungFri 11:40 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest W
FoochowFri 11:40 AM729 km453 miles393 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenFri 11:40 AM799 km496 miles431 nmWest W
NingboFri 11:40 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouFri 11:40 AM934 km580 miles504 nmWest W

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