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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 = Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 135° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.45 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth953.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.1"3.16 miEast0° 03' 27.3"3.96 miSouth5.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' North, Longitude: 30° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.5"1003.93 miWest0° 11' 28.0"13.13 miNorth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 24' 55.5"789.36 miEast4° 27' 00.6"305.77 miNorth845.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaSat 12:00 Noon1065 km662 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumamotoSat 12:00 Noon1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatsuyamaSat 12:00 Noon1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FukuokaSat 12:00 Noon1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaSat 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
KobeSat 12:00 Noon1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSat 12:00 Noon1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HiroshimaSat 12:00 Noon1282 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSat 12:00 Noon1286 km799 miles695 nmNorth N
HimejiSat 12:00 Noon1292 km803 miles697 nmNorth N

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