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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 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' North, Longitude: 105° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.44 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' 58.7"3.16 miEast0° 03' 29.3"4.00 miSouth5.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 50' North, Longitude: 1° 53' 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' 10.9"1003.83 miWest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 miNorth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 23' 38.2"787.73 miEast4° 25' 24.7"303.95 miNorth842.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HanoiSat 12:00 Noon242 km150 miles130 nmSouth S
NanningSat 1:00 PM255 km158 miles138 nmEast E
Hai PhongSat 12:00 Noon274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Xam NeuaSat 12:00 Noon363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KunmingSat 1:00 PM379 km235 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuiyangSat 1:00 PM382 km238 miles206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuilinSat 1:00 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
Luang PrabangSat 12:00 Noon534 km332 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
HaikouSat 1:00 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
VientianeSat 12:00 Noon673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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