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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 4:54:00 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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 107° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.2 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"953.48 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth953.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.9"3.16 miEast0° 03' 29.2"4.00 miSouth5.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' North, Longitude: 3° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 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' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"1003.83 miWest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 miNorth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 23' 41.8"787.81 miEast4° 25' 29.5"304.04 miNorth842.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningSat 12:54 PM107 km66 miles58 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongSat 11:54 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiSat 11:54 AM288 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuilinSat 12:54 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
GuiyangSat 12:54 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNorth N
Xam NeuaSat 11:54 AM462 km287 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouSat 12:54 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
KunmingSat 12:54 PM514 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSat 12:54 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
GuangzhouSat 12:54 PM604 km375 miles326 nmEast E

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