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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 = Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 3:54:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 03:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 122° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 426.61 meters/second, 1535.8 kilometres/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 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"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.88 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth953.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.6"3.11 miEast0° 03' 52.6"4.45 miSouth5.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 03:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' North, Longitude: 29° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 31.7"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.6"999.42 miWest0° 10' 38.4"12.19 miNorth999.33 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.3"772.80 miEast4° 02' 20.9"277.58 miNorth817.82 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
KaohsiungSun 11:54 AM201 km125 miles109 nmWest W
TaichungSun 11:54 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaipeiSun 11:54 AM229 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Taoyuan CitySun 11:54 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HsinchuSun 11:54 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSun 11:54 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenSun 11:54 AM464 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouSun 11:54 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
TuguegaraoSun 11:54 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
NahaSun 12:54 PM632 km393 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE

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