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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 4:54:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 09' North, Longitude: 107° 25' 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 miSouth953.91 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.6"3.10 miEast0° 03' 53.6"4.47 miSouth5.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' North, Longitude: 14° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.68 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 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' 47.7"999.11 miWest0° 10' 35.9"12.14 miNorth999.01 mi
24 hours11° 13' 52.6"772.30 miEast4° 01' 09.4"276.21 miNorth816.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NanningSun 12:54 PM100 km62 miles54 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongSun 11:54 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiSun 11:54 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
GuilinSun 12:54 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
GuiyangSun 12:54 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth N
HaikouSun 12:54 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaSun 11:54 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
KunmingSun 12:54 PM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanSun 12:54 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast E
GuangzhouSun 12:54 PM599 km372 miles324 nmEast E

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