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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 = Friday, July 26, 2013 at 3:00:00 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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 136° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.32 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"978.62 miWest0° 00' 33.1"0.63 miSouth978.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miWest0° 13' 25.9"15.40 miSouth15.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 26, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 0° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.8"1002.67 miWest0° 11' 55.6"13.66 miNorth1002.78 mi
24 hours11° 54' 10.5"823.31 miEast4° 39' 50.0"320.45 miNorth882.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 1:00 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 12:00 Noon1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth S
KumamotoFri 12:00 Noon1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiFri 11:00 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaFri 12:00 Noon1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 12:00 Noon1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
HamamatsuFri 12:00 Noon1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth N
KobeFri 12:00 Noon1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth N
KitakyushuFri 12:00 Noon1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoFri 12:00 Noon1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N

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