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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 4:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 115° 49' 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"953.11 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth953.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 miEast0° 03' 04.2"3.52 miSouth4.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 0° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 02.7"1001.69 miWest0° 11' 45.6"13.47 miNorth1001.87 mi
24 hours11° 45' 07.2"811.81 miEast4° 39' 36.7"320.19 miNorth873.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouFri 12:20 PM89 km55 miles48 nmEast E
KowloonFri 12:20 PM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
ShenzhenFri 12:20 PM197 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hong KongFri 12:20 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuangzhouFri 12:20 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest W
MacauFri 12:20 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
XiamenFri 12:20 PM266 km165 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoshanFri 12:20 PM277 km172 miles150 nmWest W
FoochowFri 12:20 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
KaohsiungFri 12:20 PM476 km295 miles257 nmEast E

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