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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 = Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 109° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.62 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.90 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth953.90 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.6"3.10 miEast0° 03' 53.4"4.46 miSouth5.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' North, Longitude: 17° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.71 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.6"999.16 miWest0° 10' 36.2"12.15 miNorth999.07 mi
24 hours11° 13' 54.7"772.38 miEast4° 01' 21.3"276.44 miNorth816.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningSun 12:44 PM168 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuilinSun 12:44 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNorth N
FoshanSun 12:44 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast E
GuangzhouSun 12:44 PM343 km213 miles185 nmEast E
HaikouSun 12:44 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
MacauSun 12:44 PM388 km241 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongSun 11:44 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
ShenzhenSun 12:44 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
Hong KongSun 12:44 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
KowloonSun 12:44 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E

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