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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 5:00:00 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 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 105° 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 miSouth953.12 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.21 miEast0° 03' 04.9"3.54 miSouth4.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' South, Longitude: 9° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.9"1001.85 miWest0° 11' 45.5"13.47 miNorth1002.02 mi
24 hours11° 44' 22.6"811.05 miEast4° 39' 23.8"319.95 miNorth872.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiFri 12:00 Noon247 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
NanningFri 1:00 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast E
Hai PhongFri 12:00 Noon281 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaFri 12:00 Noon365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KunmingFri 1:00 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuiyangFri 1:00 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuilinFri 1:00 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
Luang PrabangFri 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouFri 1:00 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
VientianeFri 12:00 Noon675 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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