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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 4:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 118° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 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' 04.0"3.52 miSouth4.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 2° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.81 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 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 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.0"1001.65 miWest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 miNorth1001.83 mi
24 hours11° 45' 18.4"812.01 miEast4° 39' 39.8"320.25 miNorth873.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
XiamenFri 12:10 PM134 km83 miles72 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 12:10 PM168 km104 miles90 nmWest W
KaohsiungFri 12:10 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast E
TaichungFri 12:10 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
HsinchuFri 12:10 PM319 km199 miles173 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoochowFri 12:10 PM327 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Taoyuan CityFri 12:10 PM360 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
TaipeiFri 12:10 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-northeast ENE
KowloonFri 12:10 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hong KongFri 12:10 PM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW

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