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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, June 25, 2018 at 03:44:00.

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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, June 25, 2018 at 03:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 23' North, Longitude: 124° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 kilometres/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.25 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth952.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.3"3.34 miEast0° 01' 45.0"2.01 miSouth3.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 90° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 kilometres/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 31.5"16.15 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"968.76 miWest0° 07' 26.8"8.54 miSouth968.51 mi
24 hours11° 28' 19.5"765.15 miEast2° 36' 52.5"179.79 miSouth781.06 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
TaipeiMon 11:44 am368 km229 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW
Taoyuan CityMon 11:44 am383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
HsinchuMon 11:44 am406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
TaichungMon 11:44 am417 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
KaohsiungMon 11:44 am431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
NahaMon 12:44 pm439 km272 miles237 nmNortheast NE
FoochowMon 11:44 am618 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenMon 11:44 am679 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
NingboMon 11:44 am781 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouMon 11:44 am815 km506 miles440 nmWest W

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