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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 = Monday, July 22, 2013 at 3:10:00 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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 134° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.23 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"973.44 miWest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 miSouth973.47 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.9"0.52 miEast0° 12' 07.2"13.90 miSouth13.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 56° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.84 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.2"950.46 miWest0° 06' 53.4"7.90 miNorth950.79 mi
24 hours14° 20' 41.0"947.43 miEast3° 16' 46.9"225.51 miNorth981.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaMon 12:10 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HagåtñaMon 1:10 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
TaipeiMon 11:10 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokMon 12:10 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth S
KumamotoMon 12:10 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonMon 11:10 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaMon 12:10 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaMon 11:10 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitakyushuMon 12:10 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeMon 12:10 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmNorth N

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