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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 areas 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 3:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 123° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.1 kilometres/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"953.46 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth953.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.0"3.16 miEast0° 03' 28.2"3.98 miSouth5.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 36' North, Longitude: 18° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 kilometres/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 08.4"1003.90 miWest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 miNorth1003.93 mi
24 hours11° 24' 22.6"788.67 miEast4° 26' 21.1"305.02 miNorth844.07 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiSat 11:50 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
Taoyuan CitySat 11:50 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
TaichungSat 11:50 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungSat 11:50 AM299 km186 miles161 nmWest W
HsinchuSat 11:50 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSat 11:50 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
NahaSat 12:50 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
XiamenSat 11:50 AM556 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
TuguegaraoSat 11:50 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ShantouSat 11:50 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest W

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