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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 3:50:00 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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 123° 19' 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 miSouth953.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 miEast0° 03' 03.7"3.51 miSouth4.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 7° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 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' 00.9"1001.57 miWest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 miNorth1001.75 mi
24 hours11° 45' 41.1"812.39 miEast4° 39' 45.9"320.37 miNorth874.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiFri 11:50 AM269 km167 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CityFri 11:50 AM279 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungFri 11:50 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuFri 11:50 AM292 km182 miles158 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungFri 11:50 AM294 km183 miles159 nmWest W
FoochowFri 11:50 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenFri 11:50 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
NahaFri 12:50 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
ShantouFri 11:50 AM679 km422 miles366 nmWest W
NingboFri 11:50 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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