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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 4:00:00 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).

= 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 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 120° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 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"953.47 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth953.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.0"3.16 miEast0° 03' 28.3"3.98 miSouth5.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 16° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 08.8"1003.89 miWest0° 11' 26.6"13.10 miNorth1003.92 mi
24 hours11° 24' 16.3"788.54 miEast4° 26' 13.2"304.87 miNorth843.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungSat 12:00 Noon46 km29 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaichungSat 12:00 Noon107 km66 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuSat 12:00 Noon176 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
Taoyuan CitySat 12:00 Noon202 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TaipeiSat 12:00 Noon215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenSat 12:00 Noon315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoochowSat 12:00 Noon354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouSat 12:00 Noon428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
KowloonSat 12:00 Noon686 km426 miles370 nmWest W
Hong KongSat 12:00 Noon694 km431 miles375 nmWest W

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