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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 = Monday, July 1, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, July 1, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 06' North, Longitude: 107° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 kilometres/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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' 52.7"954.36 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth954.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.0"3.04 miEast0° 04' 17.9"4.93 miSouth5.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 1, 2013 at 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' North, Longitude: 25° 57' East

The ground speed is currently 442.29 meters/second, 1592.3 kilometres/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 32.0"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.5"989.24 miWest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 miNorth989.05 mi
24 hours11° 12' 58.4"763.48 miEast3° 28' 28.1"238.83 miNorth795.53 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
NanningMon 12:54 PM93 km57 miles50 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hai PhongMon 11:54 AM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HanoiMon 11:54 AM282 km175 miles152 nmSouthwest SW
ZhanjiangMon 12:54 PM360 km224 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuilinMon 12:54 PM375 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
GuiyangMon 12:54 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
HaikouMon 12:54 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaMon 11:54 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
KunmingMon 12:54 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
FoshanMon 12:54 PM580 km360 miles313 nmEast E

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